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President orders security organs to quickly address Ahvaz terrorist attack

ISNA - Iranian Students' News Agency

Sat / 22 September 2018 / 16:19

Tehran (ISNA) - Following the terrorist attack in Ahvaz on Saturday morning, the Iranian President had telephone conversations with Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli and Governor General of Khuzestan province Gholamreza Shariati.

During the conversations, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was briefed on the latest reports on the terrorist attack this morning in Ahvaz and the process of identifying and handling the situation of the wounded in the province and issued the necessary instructions.

In these phone calls, Dr. Rouhani prayed for the martyrs of the terrorist attack and expressed sympathy with the great families of these martyrs, ordering all facilities to be used for urgent and relief efforts to address the situation of those wounded in the terrorist attack.

Dr. Rouhani also issued the necessary instructions to the Ministry of Intelligence to mobilize all the facilities of the security and military organs to quickly identify the terrorists and their communication lines, and to resolutely and decisively deal with the perpetrators.

The president stressed, "The response of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the smallest threat will be harsh, but those who sponsor the terrorists must be held accountable".

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