ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack in Iran
Terrorist organization “Islamic state” (IG; banned in Russia) has claimed responsibility for the attack at a military parade in the southern Iranian city of Ahwaz, according to Reuters, citing ISIS controlled Amaq news Agency.
The official representative of the Iranian armed forces Brigadier General Abolfazl Shekarchi believes that the perpetrators of the attack, the militants affiliated with the United States and with the Israeli foreign intelligence service “Mossad”.
“The terrorists were trained and organized by the two Gulf countries. They are not members of ISIS or other groups fighting with the Islamic system of Iran, but they are associated with the US and the Mossad” — quoted by TASS representative of the Iranian armed forces.
Recall that the victims of the shooting at the parade were 24 people, another 53 were injured. According to eyewitnesses, the fire on the crowd opened a group of men in military uniform.
Two suspected militants were killed and two detained. The Iranian foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif blamed the attack on “regional sponsors of terrorism” and the United States.
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