Sep 22, 2018, 5:47 PM
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Austria condoles with Iran on terror attack

Tehran, Sept 22, IRNA – Austrian Envoy to Tehran Stefan Scholz in a message issued condolences over the deadly attack in southwestern city of Ahvaz on Saturday.

'Austria offers heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims of the horrific terrorist attack in Ahvaz,' Scholz tweeted on Saturday.

'I would also like to sincerely hope the early recovery of those who were injured,' he added.

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 responsibility for the attack.

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