Tehran: Citizens blocked roads due to water crisis in southwestern Iran, international media say that one person was killed by the firing of security forces.
According to a report by a foreign news agency, the oil-rich southwestern regions of Iran have been facing a severe water crisis for the past several days because of the worst drought in Iran in the last 50 years.
The Krona epidemic and global sanctions, as well as the water crisis, have caused great hardship to the Iranian people.
International media have claimed that security forces opened fire to disperse the water-starved protesters, killing one person.
In a video posted on the Asr-e-Janoob news website, an elderly protester was heard saying, “State TV should report what we are saying and also show pictures of buffaloes dying due to lack of water.” Should
In May this year, Iran’s Energy Minister Reza Erdogan warned of severe water shortages in the summer, saying “this will be the driest year in 50 years in the country.”