Sep 26, 2018, 12:12 PM
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Interior minister underlines safeguarding borders

Tehran, Sept 26, IRNA – Iranian Interior Minister Abdurreza Rahmani Fazli emphasized the need for controlling eastern and western borders.

Referring to his Tuesday's meeting with Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi, he said various security, police and military apparatuses presented reports on Ahvaz terror attack.

General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran dispatched a delegation to Khuzestan to review the military aspects of the issue, he said.

Iranian parliament also assigned a team to review the accident, he added.

At least 25 people, including women and children, were killed and more than 60 others injured during September 22 terror attack in Ahvaz which took place during a military parade held to mark the 38th anniversary of an eight-year imposed war against Iran.

The self-proclaimed Saudi-affiliated Al-Ahwaz terrorist group claimed responsibility for the attack.

Earlier Intelligence Ministry in a statement announced identification of perpetrators of September 22 terror attack in Ahvaz.

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