UN condemns terrorist attack in SW Iran

TEHRAN, Sep. 23 (MNA) – The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres condemned the Saturday terrorist attack on a military parade in Ahvaz and expressed condolences to the families of victims.

“The Secretary-General condemns the attack today in Iran’s southwestern city of Ahvaz, which reportedly left many dead, including children,” said Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for Secretary-General, in a statement issued on Saturday.

“He expresses his condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government and people of Iran. He wishes those injured a speedy recovery,” continued the statement.

According to the latest data, the terrorist attack has claimed 25 lives and left another 60 injured. Four gunmen in a military uniform opened fire at the crowd from behind the stand. The shooting lasted for about 10 minutes. Three gunmen were killed and one another is detained.

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