News ID: 235338
Published: 0925 GMT December 06, 2018

2 martyred, 28 injured in Chabahar blast

2 martyred, 28 injured in Chabahar blast

A horrible terrorist explosion in Chabahar, Sistan-Balouchestan Province, southeast of Iran, has led to the martyrdom of two citizens and injury of 28 others.

Head of the Medical Emergency Center of Iranshahr Faculty of Medical Sciences and Health-Medicare Services Mohammad Naseh said on Thursday that the terrorist incident in the morning today injured 28 and martyred two of the citizens, according to IRNA.

Naseh told IRNA that the injured have been transferred to the local hospital for medication by Chabahar emergency forces.

He added that precise figure on the fatalities will be released soon.

Three of the injured, now being in the operation room, are in grave condition.

Deputy Governor General of Sistan-Balouchestan Province for Security-Disciplinary Affairs Mohammad-Hadi Marashi said a Toyota Van, laden with explosives, tried to run into the police headquarters in Chabahar at around 09:55 hours local time on Thursday but police prevented it. The suicide bomber blew himself up as a result, according to the official.

Some social networks say a grouplet, called 'Ansar al-Forghan' has undertaken the responsibility for the terrorist attack.

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