In the centre of the port city of Chahbahar on the Gulf of Oman was rocked by a powerful explosion.
According to local social networks, explosions and gunfire heard near the police Department released photos from the scene.
About the victims are not yet known.
“In Iran, the terrorist attack, heard the shots and explosions”, – write in comments.
As you know, last time a terrorist attack in Iran staged in late September of this year. The number of victims at a military parade in the city Ahwazi in the South-West of Iran has risen to 29 people.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said that Tehran’s response to this terrorist attack would be “crushing”, it has ordered an investigation of the attack. In connection with the attack in Ahvaz, the Iranian Parliament held an extraordinary session.
The attack on the parade in Ahwaz were carried out by four militants. They are allegedly affiliated with the intelligence services of the US and Israel. According to the representative of the armed forces of Iran Abolfazl Shekarchi, three terrorists were eliminated on the spot, another one assailant died in hospital.
Shekarchi denied reports that the attackers are linked with the Islamic state and stated that they funded “the two countries of the Persian Gulf”. The attackers were dressed in military uniforms and were behind the podium. The shooting lasted ten minutes.
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Dave Zakarian has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Koz Post, Dave Zakarian worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella.