UN extends condolences over deadly attack in SW Iran

Tehran, Sept 22, IRNA – The UN Information Center (UNIC) in a message extended condolences over the terrorist attack in southwesten Iran.

'We extend condolences to the Islamic Republic of #Iran and families of the victims of #Ahvaz attack and wishing a speedy recovery to all the injured,' UNIC wrote in its Twitter account Saturday.

At least 25 people were killed and more than 60 others injured during Saturday morning terror attack in Ahvaz, capital of Khuzestan Province, in southwestern Iran.

'The terrorists disguised as the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) and Basiji (volunteer) forces opened fire at the authorities and people from behind the stand during the parade,' Governor of Khuzestan Gholam-Reza Shariati said earlier.

The self-proclaimed Saudi-affiliated Al-Ahwaz terrorist group claimed the responsibility for the attack.

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