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Al-Ahvaziya claims responsibility for terrorist attack in Ahvaz

ISNA - Iranian Students' News Agency

Sat / 22 September 2018 / 14:22

Tehran (ISNA) - Al-Ahvaziya terrorist group has claimed the responsibility for a terrorist attack on a military parade in Iran's southern city of Ahvaz.

"Saturday's attack on the military parade in Ahvaz was a response to the repression of Ahwazi Arabs. We have no choice but to resist. Al-Ahvaziya group carried out today's attack against the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) and Iranian military forces,"Al-Ahvaziya terrorist group spokesman said in an interview with Iran International.

He claimed that the operations of Al-Ahvaziya terrorist group were only against IRGC and were carried out in places that there was no civilians, while some ordinary people including children are among the casualties of the brutal attack.

The spokesman has also insisted that their primary purpose was to attack the stand of Iranian authorities at the parade.

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