Mass protests helding in Iran

Mass protests helding in Iran
# 14 May 2022 04:41 (UTC +04:00)

Mass protests are helding in a number of Iranian cities, APA's Tehran bureau reports.

The protests took place mainly in the western cities of Iran.

In addition, on Friday evening, citizens held protests in Borujerd, Doroud, Lorestan province, Junqan and Farsan, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad provinces of Chaharmahal Bakhtiari province, Dehdasht.

Iranian officials have confirmed that at least 22 people have been detained during protests in various cities since Friday.

Videos posted on social media show security forces firing and using tear gas in some cities.

Note that the protests began after a sharp rise in food prices in Iran.

The cities of Iza, Dezful and Andimeshk in Khuzestan province are the centers of the protests.

The state news agency IRNA partially confirmed the protests and said 15 people had been detained.

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