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Iran says death toll in November protests was 230

A senior Iranian lawmaker said on Monday that 230 people were killed and thousands injured in November protests sparked by a petrol price hike, AFP reported, citing the state news agency IRNA.

It is the first time that an official in Iran has given overall casualty figures for the street violence.

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