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Flight 752 fallout: the view from Iran

Today on Front Burner, as anti-government protests erupt in Iran over the shooting down of Flight 752, reports are coming out that live ammunition is being used in the police crackdown. We speak to a journalist on the ground in Tehran.
Protesters hold flowers Saturday as tear gas fired by police rises at a demonstration in front of Amir Kabir University in Tehran to remember the passengers on the Ukrainian airliner. (The Associated Press)
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As anti-government protests erupt in Iran over the shooting down of Flight 752, reports are coming out that live ammunition is being used in the ensuing police crackdown. Today, on Front Burner, we hear from Somayeh Malekian, a producer for ABC News who lives and works in Tehran and who has been covering the latest developments — as well as the months-long lead up — first hand. 

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