IRAN protesters killed a cop after security forces shot dead “dozens” of activists as anti-government riots spread across the country.

Attackers concentrating on a police station in Kermanshah on Saturday killed one officer there, based on the state-run IRNA information company.

 Iranian protesters block a road during a demonstration against an increase in gasoline prices in the central city of Shiraz


Iranian protesters block a highway throughout an illustration in opposition to a rise in gasoline costs within the central metropolis of ShirazCredit score: AFP or licensors
 A burnt out car sits in the street of the Iranian capital


A burnt out automotive sits on the street of the Iranian capitalCredit score: AFP or licensors

Riot cops and security forces have been clashing with demonstrators in Tehran and dozens of cities across Iran after protests in opposition to an increase in petrol costs turned political.

No less than 36 individuals have died because the protests erupted, based on India Today.

Yesterday, Iran’s Supreme chief Ayatollah Ali Khamenei backed the federal government’s choice to hike gas costs regardless of ongoing protests within the country.

 Protesters block a road in the city of Isfahan


Protesters block a highway within the metropolis of IsfahanCredit score: AFP or licensors

He mentioned: “I am not an expert in this field, but I had asserted before that I would back whatever decision the heads of the three branches [legislative, judiciary, administrative] make.”

Ali Khamenei’s feedback got here as authorities shut down the web across Iran to smother the protests two days after the federal government elevated the worth of normal gasoline to 15,000 rials (35 pence) a litre from 10,000 rials and rationed it.

State tv mentioned police clashed with what it known as rioters in some cities and fired teargas to disperse them.

Some misplaced their lives and a few locations had been destroyed

Ayatollah Khamenei


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