Saudi embassy attacked in Tehran over Nimr’s execution

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Tehran, Jan 3(ANI): Amidst the outrage around the world for Saudi Arabia executing top Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr along with 46 other prisoners, the furious Iranians petrol bombed the Saudi embassy in Tehran during their protest.

Nimr was branded a terrorist by Saudi Arabia and convicted of ‘terrorism’, reports Tolo News.

The Iranian Police later arrested several protestors.

The cleric’s execution has drawn widespread criticism.

United Nations Secretary-General General Ban Ki- Moon, who was ‘deeply dismayed’ by the execution, has asked regional leaders to pull up their socks to avoid the

exacerbation of sectarian tensions. (ANI)

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