Several killed during protests in Iran as woman's death in custody sparks outrage

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At least nine people have died during clashes between protesters and Iranian security forces as of Thursday, 22 September, according to The Associated Press.

The death of a 22-year-old woman, Mahsa Amini, following her arrest by the country’s morality police for allegedly not wearing a proper hijab on 16 September has sparked outrage across the country.

This i24NEWS broadcast shows a young woman walking through the streets of Iran without her hijab as a “sign of protest.”

Amini’s death has prompted condemnation from the United States, the European Union, and the United Nations.

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