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Photos: Mob storms the British Embassy in Tehran

Several Iranian protesters stormed the British Embassy in Tehran, removing the mission's flag and ransacking offices.

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Iranian riot policemen try to prevent protesters from approaching the British embassy during a protest in Tehran on November 29, 2011. More than 20 Iranian protesters stormed the British embassy in Tehran, removing the mission's flag and ransacking offices.

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A protester walks with a poster from the British embassy in Tehran.

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A cleric spray paints graffiti inside the British embassy compound in Tehran.

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An Iranian hard-line protester runs inside the British Embassy as a diplomatic vehicle is set on fire by demonstrators who stormed the embassy in Tehran.

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Iranian protesters burn the British flag outside the embassy in Tehran on November 29, 2011.

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Iranian protesters (R) wave a flag that reads "Oh Hussein", refering to the grandson of Prophet Mohammed, as they stand on the wall of the British embassy in Tehran on November 29, 2011.

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Police chase protesters as they enter the gate of the British embassy in Tehran November 29, 2011.

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Protesters walk in the British embassy compound as an embassy car burns in Tehran November 29, 2011.

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A protesters removes the emblem of the British embassy in Tehran.

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