More than 150 Iranian prisoners killed or injured during clash with the Guards

Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRNA), 16/03/2011
According HRNA, 150 inmates of the Ghezel-Hessar Prison near in Karaj, Iran, have been killed or injured by the security guards last night, after protesting to the imminent execution of 10 prisoners. According to reports, the prisoners shouted: ‘Stop Executions!’ and they broke down the gates to the wards. At 9pm last night, the security forces attacked the wards which resulted in bloodshed.

The reports claim that live bullets were used to control the prisoners which led to 80-150 casualties.

All the communication between the prisoners and outside has been cut off.