Iran braces for protests after admitting plane shootdown
Riot police and plainclothes officers could be seen massing at several Tehran landmarks as calls circulated for protests later Saturday.
The plane crash early Wednesday killed 176 people, mostly Iranians and Iranian-Canadians.
The plane was shot down at a time of soaring tensions with the United States after a U.S. airstrike killed Iran’s top general.
President Donald Trump has addressed the country’s leaders in a tweet, saying “DO NOT KILL YOUR PROTESTERS.”
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