Dec 3, 2019, 2:02 PM
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Iranian police arrest 51 rioters in Tehran

Tehran, Dec 3, IRNA – The police chief of Tehran said on Tuesday that the police have arrested 51 elements of the recent riots in Tehran.

Brigadier-General Hossein Rahimi said that 24 of the arrested people have destroyed banks, 22 have attacked gas stations, and five of them have looted stores.

He said that a part of the stolen goods has been found.

Tehran and some other cities of Iran faced protests and riots after the government announced a sudden sharp rise in petrol prices.

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