Terrorist attack in Iran; 29 killed

Dubai: 29 died and 70 others injured in an attack on a military parade in Ahvaz city of Iran on Saturday. Military personnel and civilians including a journalist were among the dead and wounded. They were watching the parade.

According to a spokesman for the Iranian armed forces, terrorists began shooting from a long distance while inside the park, at the armed forces as well as civilians watching the parade. Security forces gunned down three of the attackers while one was arrested.

Patriotic Arab Democratic Movement, the separatist group supported by “foreign antagonists,” including Saudi Arabia, claimed responsibility for the attack.