Sep 23, 2018, 8:16 AM
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Qatar denunciates SW Iran terrorist attack

Doha, Sept 23, IRNA – The government of Qatar in a statement on Sunday slammed the September 22 terror attack in southwestern Iran which claimed at least 25 lives of Iranian military forces and civilians.

Qatar condemned terrorism and extremism in any shape and for any reason.

So far senior officials of Kuwait, Iraq, Belarus, Armenia, Oman, UK, Syria and Turkey have issued condolences over the deadly attack whcih was carried out by a self-proclaimed Saudi-affiliated terrorist group called Al-Ahwaz.

The terrorist group claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement which it released a few hours after the incident.

At least 25 people were killed and more than 60 others injured in the attack which took place when 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 as was said by the Governor of Khuzestan Gholam-Reza Shariati.

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