Three Iranian police killed in clashes with protesters

The clashes were between security forces and dervishes of the Gonabadi denomination


Reuters February 19, 2018
The clashes were between security forces and dervishes of the Gonabadi denomination. PHOTO: AFP

LONDON: Three police officers were killed on Monday in clashes with protesters in northern Tehran, police spokesperson Saeed Montazer al-Mahdi said on state television.

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The clashes were between security forces and dervishes of the Gonabadi denomination who had gathered in front of a police station, demanding the release of some members of their Sufi religious order, according to video footage posted on social media.

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