Iran hanged 10 people on Monday

DUBAI | Mon Oct 22, 2012

(Reuters) – Iran hanged 10 people convicted of drug trafficking on Monday, the semi-official Mehr news agency reported, part of what rights group Amnesty International called a “state killing spree”.

Executions are regular events in Tehran, and the latest took place in a prison in the capital. The judiciary said those hanged were members of two drug smuggling gangs, Mehr said. Continue reading