Protesters trash police cars in Iran as demonstrations continue across country

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Footage circulating on social media claims to show protesters smashing up police cars in Iran as outrage continues across the country following the death of a young woman in custody on 16 September.

Mahsa Amini, 22, died after she was arrested by morality police in Tehran for allegedly not wearing a properly fitting hijab. Authorities said she died of a heart attack, but her father alleges she was assaulted during her arrest.

This video gives a snapshot of the scenes of unrest that the news of Ms Amini’s death has sparked across Iran.

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