FURIOUS Iranians tore down posters of Qasem Soleimani and chanted anti-government slogans final evening as riots escalate over a downed jet.

1000’s of anti-government demonstrators took to the streets in Tehran to demand the resignation of the nation’s supreme chief, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

 An Iranian kicks a poster of Qasem Soleimani during anti-government protests

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An Iranian kicks a poster of Qasem Soleimani throughout anti-government protestsCredit score: Twitter / AlinejadMasih
 The crowd cheers as the poster is torn down by the furious mob

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The group cheers as the poster is torn down by the livid mobCredit score: Twitter / AlinejadMasih
 Soleimani was killed by a US airstrike last week
Soleimani was killed by a US airstrike final weekCredit score: AP:Related Press
 Crowds of protesters flee after gunshots rang out in Tehran

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Crowds of protesters flee after gunshots rang out in TehranCredit score: AP:Related Press
 People flee in terror amid fears of a bloody crackdown on protests

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Folks flee in terror amid fears of a bloody crackdown on protestsCredit score: AP:Related Press

The demonstrations have been sparked by the nation’s admission that it shot down a passenger aircraft close to Tehran killing 176 individuals – together with 82 Iranians – after denying it for days.

Crowds chanted “Death to the dictator” and tore down posters of Soleimani – the highest basic whose killing by a US drone sparked a series of occasions that led to the aircraft tragedy.

One Twitter consumer shared a clip of his picture being defaced by a crowd, writing: One other video exhibits Iranians tearing down #Soleimani poster. You recognize why?

78 individuals killed in an stampede in his funeral, 178 individuals killed in exacting his revenge by downing #UkrainianPlane & 1500 killed by IRGC in #IranProtests.

Individuals are livid whenever you name him a hero.

However there are fears the protests are being met with a bloody crackdown – identical to related demonstrations final yr that noticed 1,500 individuals killed.

CRACKDOWN FEARS

Movies posted on Twitter present crowds of civilians screaming in terror and working down streets with gunfire heard within the background.

One clip exhibits a girl with blood pouring from what seems to be gunshot wound.

These round her cry out that she has been shot within the leg, with one screaming: “Oh my God, she’s bleeding non-stop!”

One other shouts: “Bandage it!”

Different photos present a militia man holding a shotgun working away from the scene.

One native journalist tweeted: “The Iranian Revolutionary Guards are firing live ammunition against the protesters in… Tehran.”

One other stated: “Gunshots and tear gasoline fired at Iranian protesters. The Islamic Republic has resorted to violence.

“The lives of the Iranian people are in danger.”

Whereas one other added: “The Iranian people say: We do not want the Islamic Republic. Be the voice of the Iranian people.”

 Gunman seen holding a shotgun on the streets of Tehran

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Gunman seen holding a shotgun on the streets of Tehran
 Riot police clashed with protesters as they chanted for the leader's resignation

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Riot police clashed with protesters as they chanted for the chief’s resignationCredit score: Twitter
 Huge crowds gathered as they chanted against the Iranian leader this evening

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Large crowds gathered as they chanted towards the Iranian chief this nightCredit score: Getty – Contributor
 Shocking footage captured a trail of blood leading to crowds on the streets of Tehran

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Surprising footage captured a path of blood resulting in crowds on the streets of Tehran
 A flare or flash bang was seen thrown into the crowd

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A flare or flash bang was seen thrown into the group

Donald Trump, who has expressed assist for previous waves of anti-government demonstrations in Iran, addressed the countrys leaders in a tweet.

He wrote: DO NOT KILL YOUR PROTESTERS. 1000’s have already been killed or imprisoned by you, and the World is watching.

Extra importantly, the USA is watching.

Flip your web again on and let reporters roam free! Cease the killing of your nice Iranian individuals!

It comes after UK diplomat Rob Macaire, 53, was detained after photographing demonstrators over the weekend.

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said the arrest of the ambassador – who was appointed as envoy in March 2018 – is a “flagrant violation of international law”.

He added: “The Iranian government is at a cross-roads moment.

“It can continue its march towards pariah status with all the political and economic isolation that entails, or take steps to deescalate tensions and engage in a diplomatic path forwards.”

Iranian security forces open fire on protesters in Tehran
 Protesters gathered in Tehran furious after the Iranian regime admitted shooting down the plane

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Protesters gathered in Tehran livid after the Iranian regime admitted capturing down the aircraftCredit score: Getty – Contributor
 Tear gas was used on the angry crowds as they gathered in Tehran

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Tear gasoline was used on the offended crowds as they gathered in TehranCredit score: Twitter
 Hundreds of people gathered after Iran admitted shooting down the Ukrainian plane

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A whole bunch of individuals gathered after Iran admitted capturing down the Ukrainian aircraftCredit score: Twitter
 Fire and smoke could be seen as cops clashed with the crowds

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Fireplace and smoke may very well be seen as cops clashed with the crowdsCredit score: Twitter
 Soleimani's body was paraded through a number of major cities in Iran

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Soleimani’s physique was paraded by way of a lot of main cities in IranCredit score: AP:Related Press
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