Saturday, April 09, 2005

Violent clashes rock central Iran

SMCCDI (Information Service):
Violent clashes happened, this morning, in Darioon which is a suburb of Shiraz located in central Iran. Hundreds of protesters retaliated against the brutal attack of the Islamic regime's militiamen sent to smash their peaceful demonstration.

Hand made incendiary devices and pieces of stone responded to the militiamen use of rubber bullets, clubs and tear gas.

Slogans against the regime and its leadership were shouted by maverick demonstrators who closed "Shiraz-Kharameh" highway with enflamed tires and construction materials.

Tens of demonstrators were injured or arrested by Pasdaran elite forces who were able to establish the 'order' by beginning of afternoon.

The situation is very tense in the area and all accesses have been placed under surveillance.