Saturday, March 18, 2006

Regime-run newspaper admits to the destruction of 90 banks and death of 9 regime guards

Iran Press News: Translation by Banafsheh Zand-Bonazzi.
Despite a flurry of reports from various regime-run news sources that originally stated that Chaharshanbeh Souri celebrants stormed 9 banks on Tuesday night, March 14th, the correct news was exposed by KAYHAN, the mouthpiece newspaper belonging to the Fuehrer Mullah Khamnei. In it's Thursday issue Kayhan quotes, Commander Talaii, the head of Tehran's disciplinary forces in saying that the correct number of banks that were stormed were in fact 90.

This newspaper also reported that 9 of the regimes guards were killed in the confrontation with the people, 122 guards were injured by celebrants of which 85 were treated on the spot by emergency workers. The remaining 37 guards were transfered to hospitals. READ MORE

KAYHAN offensively called the frustrated and blameless celebrants, agitators and thugs and reported on the arrests of 306 in the province of Fars, 36 in Marogheh, 174 in Tehran, 70 in Hamadan, 367 in Semnan; each of the detainees were charged with possessing firecrackers and sparklers.