At least 19 dead: Violent riots in south-east Iran

Tehran (AP) - At least 19 people died in violent riots in southeastern Iran.

At least 19 dead: Violent riots in south-east Iran

Tehran (AP) - At least 19 people died in violent riots in southeastern Iran. According to media reports, 20 others were seriously injured. The local intelligence chief of the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) was among the dead.

According to the IRGC on Saturday, "terrorist and separatist groups" attacked a police station during Friday prayers in Sahedan. According to the IRGC, they have arrested several people whom they described as terrorists. Reports circulated on social media that the incident was related to the ongoing protests. These reports have been denied by the authorities in Sahedan.

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