Azeri defense minister condemns Ahvaz terrorist incident

Baku, Sept 22, IRNA – Defense Minister of Azerbaijan Republic Colonel General Zakir Hasanov in a message condemned terrorist incident in Ahvaz and expressed his condolences to his Iranian counterpart Brigadier General Amir Hatami and Chief of Staff of Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri.

In his message, General Hasanov expressed grief over the news concerning killing and injuring of military personal and civilians for inhuman terrorist act in Ahvaz military parade on Saturday.

He wished divine blessing for victims and patience for their families and prompt treatment of the injured of the incident.

Four armed terrorists on Saturday morning attacked parade of Ahvaz armed forces, which was held on the occasion of Sacred Defense Week anniversary, and killed 25 and injured around 60 persons.

Among victims of the incident there were a number of women and children, who were watching the parade.

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