British Embassy Firebombed In Tehran–
Iranian students storm the British Embassy.
Iranian anti-riot policemen stand guard outside the British embassy in northern Tehran as a petrol bomb explodes during a protest gathering to condemn the Israeli attacks on Gaza, December 30, 2008. (REUTERS/Stringer (IRAN)
The students stormed the British Consulate in Tehran!
They replaced the British flag with the Palestinian banner.
Iranian protestors break into the British diplomatic residence known as ‘Golhak Garden’ in north Tehran. (AFP)
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The AFP reported:
A group of Iranian demonstrators stormed the British diplomatic compound in Tehran to protest London’s stance towards the Israeli onslaught on Gaza, state news agency IRNA reported.
“A large group of people and students entered the Gholhak gardens, which are occupied by the British embassy to protest at Britain’s policies in supporting the Zionist regime and put up the Palestinian flag there,” IRNA said Tuesday.
A media officer at the British embassy in Tehran confirmed the report adding that diplomatic police had driven the demonstrators out.
“We do confirm the raid on our premises. We are in contact with Islamic republic authorities to resolve the matter,” Mitra Behnam told AFP.
The protesters occupied the consulate for over an hour.