In Iran, at least 26 people were killed in protests over the death of Mahsa Amin

TEHRAN: Iran’s state television said the death toll in protests over the death of a 22-year-old woman in police custody had risen to more than two dozen, but did not provide more information as the unrest continued.
An anchor on Iranian state television said the death toll from Thursday’s mass protests could reach 26, but did not elaborate or say how he arrived at that number.
“Unfortunately, 26 people and police officers lost their lives at the scene of these events,” the anchor said, adding that official statistics would be released later.
Clashes sometimes Iranian security forces and protesters have killed at least 11 people since violence broke out over the weekend, according to an Associated Press tally Thursday.
The protests in Iran began as an emotional outpouring over the death of a man Mahsa Amina young woman who has been detained by the country’s morality police for violating the strict dress code.
Police say he died of a heart attack and was not mistreated, but his family has questioned that.
Iranian state media reported hundreds of people protesting in at least 13 cities this week, including the capital, Tehran.
Iranian authorities imposed some restrictions on the Internet and blocked access to WhatsApp and Instagram.
People in Tehran and some other cities planned to hold a counter-protest after Friday prayers.