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Shots fired at huge Iran protest

Mass rally

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Shots have been fired during a massive rally in Iran against last week's presidential election results, with reports saying one person was killed.

Hundreds of thousands rallied to support candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi, but a group of them was fired on from a militia base they had surrounded.

Earlier, the crowd was addressed by Mr Mousavi, who believes the vote was fixed in favour of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. A claim he denies.

John Simpson reports from Tehran.


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