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MID: One to two thousand protesters in front of Tehran university

20 Jun 2009 11:21 PM

TEHRAN, June 20 AFP - One to two thousand protesters have gathered in front of Tehran University, which is close to the site of a mass rally planned on Saturday, a witness told AFP.

And police fired tear gas and used water cannons to break up the crowds gathering near Enghelab Square, the site of the rally, the witness said.

The witness said number of Basij militia were also deployed around the rally site.