Skip to comments.Clashes Erupt in Mahshahr (Iran) [and other unrest]
Posted on 05/06/2004 3:49:04 PM PDT by nuconvert
Clashes Erupt in Mahshahr
SMCCDI (Information Service) May 6, 2004
Violent clashes erupted in Mashahr as the security forces attacked the peaceful protest gathering of the residents and especially the Mosharegeh villagers.
Clubs, chains, tear gas and even bullets shot to sky were used by the regime forces leading to injuries and arrests of several demonstrators.
Several security patrol cars and public materials were damaged in retaliation by the angry crowd.
The residents intended to protest the Kosaran Dam's plan and the presume damages that will made to their propreties.
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Report from student Inside Iran:
"There have been two unrests in two Iranian cities since Tuesday.
One is underway in the city of Jiroft, (South East of Iran), in Kerman province in reaction to killing a university student, according to Iranian media. Confirmed sources like Baztab.com, Iran-emrooz.de and Iranian Student News Agency reports the clashes between students and police forces in the city. Students rallied in the city til 2 AM and damaged some governmental offices and shouted slogans against the regime leaders.
The other unrest happened near the city of Neishabur, North East of Iran, where the Train blasts happened 2 months ago. Baztab Persian website and ISNA News Agency confirm the reports that Hundreds of local residents blocked the railway for more than 3 hours and clashed with security forces in the region. The clashes left one dead."
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