Sep 23, 2018, 4:46 PM
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Judiciary chief extends condolence over Ahvaz terror attack

Tehran, Sept 23, IRNA - Iran's judiciary chief in a message on Saturday night offered condolences to the families of Ahvaz terror attack victims and wished speedy recovery for the injured.

Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani expressed sadness over the terror attack carried out during a military parade in the southwest Iranian city.

He urged the security forces to do their utmost to identify the mercenaries linked to the deadly incident and ensured the judiciary system will respond strongly to such acts of terrorism.

Four gunmen affiliated with the separatist group 'Al-Ahwaz' attacked a military parade early on Saturday and opened fire at civilians, the military and the security forces.

The attack left 29 people dead and injured 70 others.

The civilians bore the brunt of the attack. A four-year-old boy who was watching the military parade is among the dead.

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