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PHOTOS: Dust storm, public utility outage spark protests in Ahwaz, Iran
Description: Recurrent periods of suffocating dust storms, lately accompanied by crippling power and water supply cuts, have provoked public protests in the city of Ahvaz in the southwestern province of Khuzestan in Iran. Holding up placards saying "don't kill Khuzestan", "Ahvaz in blackout", "Karun River is dead" and asking for their right to breathe in a clean air along with people wearing masks, the crowd of protesters demonstrated their opposition towards the city's current situation. [Source: Payvand (Iran)]
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Source: Payvand (Iran)
Publish Date: 2/17/2017
Reading Level: Basic
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