Among them is a colonel of the Revolutionary Guards. 3 Iranian security forces were killed

Among them is a colonel of the Revolutionary Guards.  3 Iranian security forces were killed
Among them is a colonel of the Revolutionary Guards.  3 Iranian security forces were killed

Among them is a colonel of the Revolutionary Guards. 3 Iranian security forces were killed

Three members of the Iranian security forces, including a Revolutionary Guard officer with the rank of colonel, were killed protests in the country In light of the death of young woman Mahsa Amini, official media reported on Wednesday.

And the official news agency “IRNA” reported that three security guards in different cities were killed by “acts of violence” during the day yesterday.

It also cited a military source as saying that Revolutionary Guards Colonel Reza Almasi was killed “by unknown rioters in the Kurdish-majority town of Boukan in west Azerbaijan province in north-western Iran.”

It suggested Almasy died “after being hit by an exchange of gunfire from a rioter”.

Shooting of unknown people

In addition, according to “IRNA”, another member of the guard, Reza Azarbar, was killed by gunfire by “unknown persons” in the city of Kamyaran in western Iran’s Kurdistan province.

And in the city of Shiraz (south), a member of the Basij forces linked to the Revolutionary Guards was killed Tuesday night “as a result of unrest,” according to the same source.

Protests in Tehran condemning the death of Mahsa Amini (Archive – Reuters)

The agency quoted Fars governorate prosecutor Mustafa Bahraini as saying: “During the riots, one of the mobilization forces’ seminary students in Shiraz was taken to the hospital because the protesters threw a Molotov cocktail (Molotov cocktail), which caused him to die on head was injured and the efforts of the medical staff were unsuccessful.” to save his life.”

Since the protests began two months ago, Iranian state media have reported that more than 30 members of the Iranian security forces have been killed.

At least six members of the Revolutionary Guards were killed in bloody incidents in the city of Zahedan, center of Sistan-Balochistan province (southeast) on September 30.

Since September 16, Iran has witnessed protests following the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, three days after she was arrested by vice squads for breaking the country’s strict hijab rules.

Meanwhile, the security forces used violence against the demonstrators, killing hundreds of them. The human rights activist news agency Hrana said 314 demonstrators were killed in the riots, including 47 minors. At least 14,170 people, including 392 students, were arrested in the protests, which took place in 136 cities and towns and 134 universities.

Commemoration of the November protests

At the same time, several Iranian cities witnessed demonstrations yesterday Tuesday to commemorate the victims of the bloody protests that took place in the country in November 2019 amid a sudden government decision to hike fuel prices.

Some estimates suggest that 1,500 people were killed in the wave of unrest, which began in November 2019 to protest rising fuel prices and quickly turned into political protests, according to Reuters.


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