Sep 22, 2018, 4:18 PM
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British envoy denounces Ahvaz terrorist attack

London, Sept 22, IRNA – The UK envoy to Iran Rob Macaire in a message blasted the terrorist attack in southwestern city of Ahvaz.

'A shocking terrorist attack. Wherever it happens terrorism must be condemned. All our condolences to the families of the victims,' Macaire wrote in his twitter account on Saturday.

At least 24 people were killed and more than 53 others were injured during Saturday morning terror attack in Ahvaz, capital of the 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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