Iran Protest Crackdown: 5 ½-Year-Old Pellet Victim Loses Sight In One Eye

Benita Kiani Flavarjani was playing with her cousin in their grandfather’s home in the central Iranian city of Isfahan when they heard the sound of gunfire.

Curious to know what was happening outside, the two kids went to the balcony, where Benita’s head was hit by some 20 metal pellets fired by police.

Now, the 5 ½-year-old girl “has to see the world with only one eye for the rest of her life”, a close relative told IranWire.

Read the full article on IranWire. 



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