03:04 GMT +324 July 2019
Listen Live
    An Iranian policeman takes cover during an attack on the Iranian parliament in central Tehran, Iran, June 7, 2017

    Authorities Detain 10 Suspects After Terrorist Attack in Iran - Reports

    © REUTERS / Tasnim News Agency
    Middle East
    Get short URL
    0 70

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Iranian authorities detained ten people suspected of committing Thursday's terrorist attack in the southeastern Iranian port city of Chabahar, Tasnim reported on Sunday citing Police Commander Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari.

    According to Ashtari, as cited by the Tasnim news agency, ten people were arrested by the security forces in connection with the terrorist attack. The identities of other people involved in the terrorist attack were being identified and they would soon be arrested, he added.

    READ MORE: Tehran Detains 4 Suspects After Terrorist Attack in Southeastern Iran — Reports

    On Thursday morning, a man driving a car bomb attacked police headquarters in Chabahar (Sistan and Baluchestan province) which led to an explosion. Two law enforcement officers were killed and another 42 people injured as a result of the explosion.

    Ansar al-Furqan group, a Sunni terrorist group operating in Sistan and Baluchestan province, claimed responsibility for the attack in Chabahar.

    Related:

    Number of Victims in Car Bomb Blast in Iran Rises to 42 – Reports
    Iran Asking OPEC to Use March-April Oil Output Levels for New Cuts - Source
    Iran's Oil Minister Says Tehran Got Exemption From OPEC-Non-OPEC Oil Output Cuts
    Tags:
    security forces, terrorism, police, Iran
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik