Sep 23, 2018, 1:15 AM
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Abdullah Abdullah denounces Ahvaz terrorist attack

Kabul, Sept 23, IRNA -- Afghanistan’s chief executive Abdullah Abdullah in a message on Saturday condemned terrorist attack in Ahvaz.

He wrote in his tweet, “Terrorist attack in Ahvaz which killed a number of innocent civilians, especially women and children, grieved us.”

With this crime, terrorist revealed their enmity with regional nations, he said, noting, “I share the Iranian nation and government’s sorrow at this hard juncture.”

The Afghan nation which has come under attack by the terrorist groups for years understands afflictions of terrorism more than anyone else, he said.

The attack once again highlights the need for fighting terrorism collectively, Abdullah said.

At least 25 people were killed and more than 60 others were 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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