Two people were killed at a banned opposition rally in Iran, a member of parliament has told the
Iranian Student’s News Agency.
“At Monday’s rally … two people were martyred and many were wounded; one person was shot dead,” said Kazem Jalali.
It’s unlcear how the second protester died.
So far, Iranian police have confirmed that one person was killed during clashes and blamed an outlawed group for shooting into the crowd.
“One person was martyred by Monafeghin [the People's Mujahedeen of Iran - PMOI] in the shooting at yesterday’s events,” said Ahmad Reza Radan, deputy police chief of Iran on Tuesday, adding nine security forces were injured.