Iran: Regime thugs murder five in protests over police murder of woman

Source: Sky News [UK]

“Five people have been killed during violent protests in Iran over the [police murder] of a young woman while she was detained for allegedly violating strict hijab rules. Mahsa Amini fell into a coma and died after being arrested in Tehran. Police said the 22-year-old had a heart attack …. But Ms Amini, who is said to have had no health problems, suffered bruising to her legs while in custody according to her father…. A third day of demonstrations on Monday saw security forces open fire on protesters in her home town, the city of Saqez, in Iran’s Kurdish region — claiming the lives of two people. A further two died in the town of Divandarreh from ‘direct fire,’ according to human rights group, Hengaw, with 15 injured and a fifth was killed in Dehgolan, also in the Kurdish region.” (09/19/22)