Iran raises prices of food staples, stirring panic and anger

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(Worthy News) – abruptly raised prices as much as 300% for a variety of staples such as cooking , chicken, eggs and milk on Thursday. Scores of alarmed Iranians waited in long lines to snatch up bundles of food and emptied supermarket shelves across the country in the hours before the price hike took effect.

Panicked shoppers raided stores and stuffed basic goods into large plastic bags, according to footage shared widely on social . Lines in Tehran snaked out of grocery stores late Wednesday. On Thursday, Iran’s currency dropped to a low of 300,000 rial to the dollar.

disruptions were reported across Iran as the government braced for possible unrest, advocacy group NetBlocks.org said. appeared to spring up in the remote and impoverished south, according to videos shared online. The Associated Press could not verify their authenticity but the footage corresponded to reported events. [ Source: Washington Times (Read More…) ]

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