At least 26 dead from protests in Iran, suggests its state TV
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Bangladesh, Sept. 23 -- Iranian state television suggested that the death toll of protests over the death of a 22-year-old woman in police custody has risen to over two dozen, without providing more information as the unrest continues.
An anchor on Iran's state television suggested the death toll from the mass protests could be as high as 26 on Thursday, but did not elaborate or say how he reached that figure.
"Unfortunately, 26 people and police officers present at the scene of these events lost their lives," the anchor said, adding official statistics would be released later.
Clashes between Iranian security forces and protesters have killed at least 11 people since the violence erupted over the weekend, according to a tally Thursday...
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