June 21, 2009 / 8:30 AM / 10 years ago

Iran TV says 10 killed in Saturday clashes in Tehran

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iranian state television said on Sunday that 10 people were killed and more than 100 were wounded during clashes in Tehran the previous day.

“In the unrest leading to clashes 10 people were killed and more than 100 wounded,” it said. “The presence of terrorists ... in yesterday’s event in Enghelab and Azadi avenues was tangible.”

Another state television channel, the English-language Press TV, had earlier said 13 people died in clashes between police and “terrorist groups.”

Reporting by Zahra Hosseinian; Writing by Fredrik Dahl; Editing by Jon Hemming

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