'Healing' house knocked down

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Security forces bulldozed a house whose owner said it had healing powers after the dwelling touched off a riot which led to dozens of injuries and 500 arrests, AFP reports from Tehran. The house in Mobarakeh, 390km (240 miles) from Tehran, attracted pilgrims from around the country after its owner claimed it had special healing powers, Salam newspaper said.