|Part of Mahsa Amini protests|
|Date||15 October 2022|
|Location||Evin Prison, Evin, Tehran, Iran|
|Deaths||At least 8 prisoners|
The Evin Prison fire happened on October 15, 2022 around 10:00 local time at the Evin Prison in Tehran, Iran. The fire happened in the fifth week of protests against the Death of Mahsa Amini. At least 8 prisoners were killed and 61 others were injured.
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- "Iran Evin prison death toll jumps, state says". BBC News. 2022-10-17. Retrieved 2022-10-17.
- "Evin prison fire: Gun shots and sirens heard at notorious detention centre". BBC News. 15 October 2022. Retrieved 15 October 2022.
- "آتشسوزی شدید و تیراندازی به زندانیان در اوین و خیزش معترضان در محلههای اطراف". Iran International (in Persian). Retrieved 2022-10-16.
- "Riots and Fire Reported in the Notorious Evin Prison". iranwire.com. Retrieved 15 October 2022.