January 1, 2018 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos
TEHRAN, Iran – At least 10 people have been killed as nationwide protests across Iran, enters its fifth day, according to Iranian state TV reports.
“In the events of last night, unfortunately a total of about 10 people were killed in several cities,” state TV said in a package aired on Monday.
The cities in which people were killed was not mentioned.
According to the Iranian media report, security forces stopped an attack by protesters who attempted to take over police stations and military bases.
“Some armed protesters tried to take over some police stations and military bases but faced serious resistance from security forces,” the report said.
The protests were prompted mostly by discontent over economic hardship and alleged corruption but has now descended into regime-change with US war hawks calling for an overthrow.