FILE PHOTO: An Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) uses his smartphone while attending a ceremony to mark the memories of former commander of the Basij Paramilitary Force, Mohammad Hossein-Zadeh Hejazi, in the Iranian Interior Ministry building in downtown Tehran, on April 14, 2022. REUTERS./

 – One member of Iran‘s Revolutionary Guards was shot dead “by rioters” in the western city of Malayer, according to the official IRNA news agency, on the fortieth day after the death of Mahsa Amini.

“One of the members of the Revolutionary Guards’ intelligence organisation based in Malayer, Hamadan province, was killed by a direct bullet shot by some of the riots’ leaders in the province,” IRNA said.

Amini died on Sept. 16 while in the custody of Tehran’s morality police, sparking more than a month of nationwide protests.

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(Reporting by Dubai NewsroomEditing by Chris Reese)

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