According to the media, the followers of the radical Islamist ideology bear responsibility for the incident.
The unidentified people opened fire at a military parade in the Iranian city of Ahvaz, broadcasts the Press TV channel. The exact number of dead is unknown, at least 20 people were injured.
According to Mehr and Fars , the attackers were two, they were dressed in military uniform. They were wounded by security officers.
Iranian state television reported that the responsibility for the shooting was borne by followers of radical Islamist ideology – takfirizma. According to the television channel, the shooting was conducted from the park, located next to the venue of the parade. As noted by Press TV, the attackers are linked to a terrorist group “supported by Saudi Arabia”.
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