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Jan
01

Policeman killed amid crackdown on Iran protests

Policeman killed amid crackdown on Iran protestsFresh protests broke out as night fell in Iran Monday with reports of a policeman shot dead, as the authorities moved to crack down on days of unrest across the country. There was a heavy police presence in Tehran as small groups of protesters ran through the city centre shouting anti-regime slogans, local agencies reported. State television said one policeman had been killed and three others wounded by fire from hunting rifles in the city of Najafabad in central Iran.