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Iran: Four man 'terrorist team' responsible for Ahvaz attack - IRGC commander01:12

Iran: Four man 'terrorist team' responsible for Ahvaz attack - IRGC commander

Iran, Islamic Republic of, Ahvaz
September 22, 2018 at 12:00 GMT +00:00 · Published

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Commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) for Khuzestan Province Hassan Shahvarpour announced that a "four-strong terrorist team" were responsible for the attack earlier in the day in Ahvaz, capital of the southwestern Khuzestan province, on Saturday, that killed at least 24 and left 59 wounded.

"A four-strong terrorist team in disguise attacked the parading column from a pretty close range, where there is a forest park," stated Shahvarpour, adding that "three of these [terrorists] were killed. Two were killed on the spot and one had sustained injured and they took them to hospital where he died. A fourth person was arrested."

"Some dear fellow countrymen, as well as some forces present in the location, were martyred or suffered injuries, of which the numbers will be publicly announced later," he continued.

The parades, taking place in cities throughout Iran, are to commemorate the 38th anniversary of the onset of the eight-year Iran-Iraq war.

Iran: Four man 'terrorist team' responsible for Ahvaz attack - IRGC commander01:12
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Commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) for Khuzestan Province Hassan Shahvarpour announced that a "four-strong terrorist team" were responsible for the attack earlier in the day in Ahvaz, capital of the southwestern Khuzestan province, on Saturday, that killed at least 24 and left 59 wounded.

"A four-strong terrorist team in disguise attacked the parading column from a pretty close range, where there is a forest park," stated Shahvarpour, adding that "three of these [terrorists] were killed. Two were killed on the spot and one had sustained injured and they took them to hospital where he died. A fourth person was arrested."

"Some dear fellow countrymen, as well as some forces present in the location, were martyred or suffered injuries, of which the numbers will be publicly announced later," he continued.

The parades, taking place in cities throughout Iran, are to commemorate the 38th anniversary of the onset of the eight-year Iran-Iraq war.

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