Schoolgirl Killed in Custody in Ardabil

A female school student was killed on Thursday after security forces stormed a high school in northern Ardabil province, IranWire can report.

Following a gathering of schoolgirls at Shaheed High School in Ardabil, at which the students were protesting against the murder of Mahsa Amini, mandatory hijab and the government, security attacked the school, beat students and arrested 10 girls. Media reports said that about a dozen injured students were transferred to a hospital – where one of them died of internal bleeding.

More than two dozen children have so far been killed in the latest protests.

The city’s Teachers’ Council confirmed the news and said dozens of security forces entered the school after the students started chanting “Death to the Dictator”. Ardabil provincial officials, however, denied the reports.

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