Feb 15, 2019, 9:37 AM
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Nicaraguan president slams terrorist attack in SE Iran

Madrid, Feb 15, IRNA - Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and Vice-President Rosario Murillo in a joint message on Thursday night condemned the deadly terrorist attacks in Zahedan in Sistan-Baluchestan Province, southeastern Iran, martyring 27 and injuring a number of other Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) forces.

'The brothers, leaders and beloved people of Iran, in utter disbelief, we were informed of the terrible attack on a group of IRGC forces who were returning to their homes after finishing their duties in joint border areas with Pakistan,' the message reads.

They also extended condolences to the Supreme Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei, President Hassan Rouhani, the Iranian nation and the bereaved families of the martyrs and sympathized with those injured in the brutal attack.

Public Relations Department of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) Quds Headquarters in a statement late Wednesday said 27 were martyred and 13 wounded in the Khash-Zahedan road terror attack.

The statement added the bus carrying IRGC border guards, who were on their way home after the end of a mission, was targeted by a suicide bomber.
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