Trump warns Iran against 'massacre' as demos erupt

Iranians light candles for the victims of Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737 during a gathering in front of the Amirkabir University in the capital Tehran, on January 11, 2020. US President Donald Trump said Saturday the United States was monitoring Iranian demonstrations closely, warning against any new "massacre". PHOTO | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Iran said earlier it unintentionally downed a Ukrainian jetliner outside Tehran.
  • At a student protest to pay tribute to the crash victims on Saturday, Iranian authorities briefly detained Britain's ambassador.
  • The new demonstrations follow an Iranian crackdown on street protests that broke out in November.

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