In Iran during the protests killed a police officer

В Иране в ходе протестов убит офицер полиции

A police officer was killed in clashes with protesters in the city of Kermanshah located in West of Iran. On that Sunday reported the TV station Al Jazeera.

According to the information received, during demonstrations against rising fuel prices the protesters attacked a police station in Kermanshah. During the attack, was killed by a local police officer.

The details of the incident were not disclosed.

Earlier, several dozen people took part in protests against rising fuel prices, are detained in the Iranian city of Yazd in the Central part of the country. This was reported in the Sunday newspaper Asharq Al-Awsat.

According to the statement of the representative of the Prosecutor’s office, “the 40 participants in the rally, which was held in Yazd, arrested by the police.”

There was also information that the victims of anti-government protests have become 25 people.

Protests were held in several cities of Iran once entered into force a government decree to increase the price of gasoline doubled – from 15 thousand riyals ($0,09) up to 30 thousand rials (nearly $0.2) per liter. 50% (up to 15 thousand riyals) increased the preferential price of gasoline in the framework of the quota per person. Under the new rules, the car owner can receive up to 60 liters of gasoline per month at this price, owner of the bike is 25 liters. A separate quota is provided for taxi drivers – 400 liters.