The security services of Iran detained the participant of anti-government protests, which allegedly responsible for the deaths of two residents of the city of Darud. It is reported by Fars news Agency.
«The man who stole a fire truck and had hit a car where there were two civilians, and crush him, was arrested in Tehran, at the apartment where he was hiding», the statement reads.
Note that the official Iranian media are trying to downplay the significance of the demonstrations. So, Fars news Agency claims that the demonstrators, the number of which in each case does not exceed several hundred people, concerned about economic issues.
As of January 3, know about not less than 22 killed during the riots. Among the dead are three police officers. The number of deaths of demonstrators at least two children. Hundreds of participants of opposition demonstrations were arrested.