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Iranians slam rioters’ Daesh-like behaviors

Tehran, People from all walks of life condemned the Daesh-like behavior of rioters in northern Tehran, Iranian Police Commander Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari said.

The judiciary system will soon put the rioters on trial, he added.

The law enforcement forces will stand against any riot and unrest; police is at people's service, he added.

The February 19 riot in northern Tehran was subdued by the security forces after a few hours and the main instigators were arrested, according to spokesman of the Iranian police Saeed Montazerolmahdi.

The riot on Monday night in the Golestan Street in northern Tehran district of Pasdaran led to the killing of five people, including police and Basij (voluntary) forces.

In addition to the five security forces, who were killed in separate car-ramming attacks and stabbing, 30 others were also injured in the protest.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency

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