Iranian student protestors poisoned ahead of mass protests, student union claims

The Jerusalem Post reports: “Iranian students planning to stage a mass protest fell victim to a stomach illness they called food poisoning ahead of a planned three-day nationwide strike by protestors, Iran’s student union reported on Telegram late last week.

Iranian authorities blame the food poisoning outbreak – which has affected students at four major Iranian universities – on water-borne bacteria. Iran’s student union is not buying the explanation. 

‘Our past experiences of similar incidents at the Isfahan University negates the authorities’ reason for this mass food poisoning,’ the student union declared…”

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