memri

June 30, 2018
Clip No.
6647

Footage of Protests in Khorramshahr, Iran, Shows Man Killed by Gunshot, Burning of Religious Seminary

Footage posted on Iranian social media accounts on June 30 shows scenes of the protests on the streets of Khorramshahr. In the footage, the shooting of a man, who lies dead in the street, is blamed on the police, and citizens allege that the police attack shops and break their windows and then accuse the citizens of doing the damage.

Man 1: "The hawza [Shiite seminary] in Khorramshahr is being torched. They have also torched the new bridge."

People are seen running in the street, gunfire is heard. One man seems to be wounded and unable to stand. Others help him.

Protestors: "Allah Akbar! Allah Akbar! Allah Akbar! Allah Akbar!"

Man 2: "This is Khorramshahr, June 30. A policeman killed somebody with a bullet."

Protestors: "Allah Akbar! Allah Akbar!"

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Man 3: "What's going on?"

Man 4: "The police are attacking a shop. They are breaking the windows, so that they can later say that the people did this."

Man 5: "Holy shit!"