The giant Spanish flag in Plaza Colon (Columbus Square) flies in the sky in perspective with the sculpture Julia de Jaume Plensa in Madrid, Spain on September 23, 2022. REUTERS./

 – According to the activist HRANA news agency, Iranian security forces have arrested at least two Spanish nationals during the nation-wide protest.

One has been identified as Santiago Sanchez, a 41-year-old Spanish soccer fan who was last heard from on Oct. 1 when he sent friends a picture of himself on the Iraq-Iran border with the caption: “Entry to Iran.”

Spanish Soccer Fan Walking to Qatar World Cup Missing in Iran

HRANA has identified the second individual as Ana Baneira, 24 years old. Baneira’s whereabouts and the date she was arrested are still unknown.

(Reporting by Dubai NewsroomEditing by Chris Reese)

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