Funeral held for 2 police martyrs of Chabahar attack

Chabahar, Dec 7, IRNA – A funeral procession was held on Friday for the two policemen martyred at Thursday suicide terrorist attack on police headquarters in Chabahar in southeastern Sistan-Balouchestan Province.

Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Abbass Salehi, Governor General of Sistan-Balouchestan Province Ahmad-Ali Mouhebati, senior military and police officials and commanders, as well as Shia and Sunni people in Sistan-Balouchestan Province were present in the funeral procession for martyrs Lieutenant Daryoush Ranjbar and Conscript Naser Darzadeh.

Ranjbar's body will be transferred to his hometown, Shiraz (Fars Province) for burial, while Darzadeh will be buried in Iranshahr, Sistan-Balouchestan Province.

An informed source, who wanted not to be named, told IRNA that driver of a Toyota Van, laden with explosives, tried to run into the police headquarters in Chabahar but police was brave and vigilant enough to take timely action and prevent him to do so. The suicide bomber then blew himself up at around 09:55 hours local time on Thursday and as a result two police forces were martyred and the suicide attacker was killed.

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