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Iran: Bodies strewn on ground following deadly Ahvaz attack *GRAPHIC*00:12

Iran: Bodies strewn on ground following deadly Ahvaz attack *GRAPHIC*

Iran, Islamic Republic of, Ahvaz
September 22, 2018 at 12:03 GMT +00:00 · Published

Bodies were seen strewn along the ground after gunmen opened fire on a military parade in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz on Saturday, killing at least 24 and wounding 59.

Footage shows bodies on the ground surrounded by blood, with people shouting in the background.

Unknown gunmen opened fire from behind the stands of a military parade commemorating the 38th anniversary of the onset of the eight-year Iran-Iraq war.

Eight members of Iran's Revolutionary Guard are among those killed, according to reports.

"A four-strong terrorist team in disguise attacked the parading column from a pretty close range, where there is a forest park," stated IRGC Commander of Khuzestan Province 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."

Iran: Bodies strewn on ground following deadly Ahvaz attack *GRAPHIC*00:12
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Bodies were seen strewn along the ground after gunmen opened fire on a military parade in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz on Saturday, killing at least 24 and wounding 59.

Footage shows bodies on the ground surrounded by blood, with people shouting in the background.

Unknown gunmen opened fire from behind the stands of a military parade commemorating the 38th anniversary of the onset of the eight-year Iran-Iraq war.

Eight members of Iran's Revolutionary Guard are among those killed, according to reports.

"A four-strong terrorist team in disguise attacked the parading column from a pretty close range, where there is a forest park," stated IRGC Commander of Khuzestan Province 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."

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