Protests have erupted in Iran over the death of a young woman who was arrested by “morality police” enforcing a strict dress code, local media reported.

At least 50 people have been killed in Iran’s security forces crackdown on protests that erupted after the death of Mahsa Amini, who was arrested by moral police, a non-governmental organization said on Friday.

The Oslo-based Iranian NGO for Human Rights (IHR) said the rising death toll came after six people were killed and others were killed in the city of Rezwanshahr in northern Gilan province on Thursday night. in Babol and Amol, also in northern Iran.

Protests have taken place in about 80 cities and other urban centers since demonstrations began a week ago, the report added.

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