Iran arrests perpetrators of terrorist attack in Khuzestan

At least two people were killed and two others sustained injuries after masked assailants opened fire on a group of mourners in Safiabad.

Iranian security forces have arrested all perpetrators of a recent terrorist attack in the southern province of Khuzestan.

At least two people were killed and two others sustained injuries after masked assailants opened fire on a group of people who were holding a mourning ceremony for Imam Hussein, the third Shiite imam, in Safiabad, a town in Dezful county in Khuzestan Province, on October 16.

The terrorists intended to carry out acts of terror in four other areas but were arrested before carrying out their plans.

The provincial intelligence department said on Monday that the terrorist attack in Dezful had been organized and led by a foreign country.

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