Jan 2, 2018, 9:38 AM
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Iran Intelligence forces arrest agitators behind recent riots

Tehran, Jan 2, IRNA – Iran intelligence forces have busted some of the elements involved in recent riots in Iranian cities, said Intelligence Ministry Public Relations Office in a statement.

“Some of those who provoked people have been arrested and will be prosecuted,” added the tatement.

“Due to the involvement of some suspicious provacateurs, peaceful rallies which were staged to express people's demands turned into violent riots causing damage to public properties and also casualties,” the statement reads.

The ministry has also appreciated people who kept distance from rioters.

Some cities of Iran have been the scenes of unrests during the past days.

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