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Three killed as protests erupt in Iran over water shortages

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At least 3people got killed in protests that emerged in Iran's southwestern province of Khuzestan over water shortages. Those killed included a police officer. Iran is facing the worst drought in 50 years, triggering an unprecedented water crisis. The protests have been going on for at least the past six days and the internet has been shut in the majority of areas. Khuzestan is among the worst-hit provinces due to the water crisis.