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Video: In Iran a Basij militia armed with an AK-47 opens fire into crowd of protesters from rooftop

June 15, 2009

Iranian citizens walk the razors edge demanding freedom.

In Iran emotions are at a fevered pitch. Violence escalates as “dissenters” are being “cracked down” on.

A Basij (the volunteer paramilitary wing of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards) armed with an AK-47 opens fire into crowd of protesters.

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YouTube Video of CNN report with (graphic) photo of protester who had been shot I presume dead. Proceed with caution.

Twitter user cargotom uploaded a disturbing (graphic) photo of a victim of the crackdown to TwitPic here.

Here is another YouTube video of a young girl who has been shot and is being placed in an ambulance.


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