Suicide Bomber Kills at Least Three in Southeast Iran – Deputy Governor


At least three people died and 24 others were injured in a suicide car bomb attack on the police headquarters in Iran’s southeast on Thursday, state media reported, adding that the perpetrator was killed.

Television also reported shooting in the area, located in the region of Sistan-Baluchestan, which is home to a Sunni Muslim minority in the largely Shi’ite country and has long been plagued by violence from both drug smugglers and separatists.

“Three people were killed and some others were injured,” Chabahar’s acting governor Rahmdel Bameri told state television.

An official told Iranian television that “the terrorist who carried out the attack was killed”. He did not elaborate.

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Source: U.S. News


 

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