Iran’s supreme leader lashed out at protestors

The supreme leader of Iran struck out at the enemies of the republic of Iran as the number of deaths resulting from the widespread protests increased to twenty and the theocratic regime had to face its largest internal threat since the movement known as the green movement in the year 2009. On Tuesday, Ayatollah Ali Khomeini blamed the foes of Iran on his official website after nine more people were reported to have been killed in the violent clashes with the security forces.

In the protests that are going on in the nation, the demonstrators have openly clashed with military forces and the police. The State TV has reported that about six people have been killed during the attack on a police station situated in the town of Khomeinishahr. On the other hand, a member of the paramilitary Revolutionary Guard of Iran was killed in the town of Najafabad. The reports said that all three of them were shot by hunting rifles, which is a very common thing in the countryside of Iran. These towns are all located in the central Isfahan province of Iran which is a distance of about 215 miles to the south of Tehran. The demonstrations have lasted for six days up until now and has resulted in the death of about twenty people.

The protests had actually begun on began on Thursday in Mashhad and this is the biggest to strike Iran since the disputed 2009 presidential election of the country. Some of the protesters have been chanting against the government of Iran and its supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khomeini. More than about hundred people have been arrested and on Tuesday, a very prominent judge even warned that some who have been arrested could face death penalty trials as well.

In the comments that Khomeini has posted on his official website, he appeared to blame the foreign nations or at least worsen the unrest that has been currently gripping Iran. He also said that in the incidents that have taken place in the recent days, the enemies of Iran have used various means that includes weapons, money, politics and intelligence resources for the creation of the problems in the Islamic system. Khomeini clearly stated that he would be further elaborating the details in the days to come. On Monday, the prime minister of Israel praised the protesters of Iran so that they might achieve success in their noble quest for freedom.

October 17, 2018 - 15:09
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