Date: January 14, 2020
“Here’s the real story about the protests in Iran.
Video shows Iranian police using tear gas and live ammunition on protesters who were demonstrating after the government in Tehran admitted to mistakenly shooting down a Ukraine-bound airplane, The Associated Press reports.
Droves of protesters in Tehran could be seen in footage released by the news service attempting to flee as tears gas is fired into the crowd. At one point in the clip, a woman could reportedly be heard saying in Farsi, “They fired tear gas at people! Azadi Square. Death to the dictator!”
In other footage, a woman can reportedly be seen being carried as others around her say she was shot in the leg.