01 Mar '11, 4pm

V @AtlSafa AFP- Iran forces clash with Tehran protesters. #IranElection #10Esfand

TEHRAN (AFP) - – Iranian security forces on Tuesday fired tear gas in Tehran clashes with anti-government protesters demanding the release of two opposition leaders, opposition websites reported. Kaleme.com and Sahamnews.org, the websites respectively of opposition leaders Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi, reported clashes between protesters and security forces erupted near Tehran University and in some parts of the capital, including Azadi (Freedom) Square. It said security forces, deployed in large numbers, fired tear gas at protesters who were chanting "Ya Hossein, Mir Hossein!" in support of Mousavi as well as "Death to Dictator!" referring to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the main target of the protests. Another opposition website Rahesabz.net reported that police arrested five people in Tehran during the demonstration, while 10 protesters were detained in Iran...

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