Protesters from Lordegan, Ilam and Isfahan took to the the streets protesting regime authorities’ use of HIV infected syringes. Local sources claim around 300 people from the area are now HIV positive.
This protest was outside the local Health Department branch. In the end, regime officials dispatched security forces, who opened fire on the peaceful demonstrators. In response, the locals attacked the mayor’s office and the Health Department branch, setting both buildings on fire. Later, protests broke out in both Ilam and Isfahan.