News ID: 217803
Published: 0729 GMT July 05, 2018

Sunni scholar killed in SE Iran

Sunni scholar killed in SE Iran

A Sunni professor of university and religious schools was assassinated in Khash, Sistan-Baluchestan Province, southeastern Iran, on Thursday, said the political deputy of the county's governor.

'Molavi Abdushakour Kord Tarshabi, the son of Khash Late Friday Prayers Imam Molavi Abdussattar, was assassinated by some unknown gunmen at 8:00 in front of the Towhidia Mosque in Khash,' said Mohammad Ahmadi-Bolagh, according to IRNA.

'He was among the university elite who encourage unity of Shia and Sunni Muslims,' Ahmadi-Bolagh added.

The sad incident touched the heart of the people and the efforts to identify the terrorists are in progress. 

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