By Mehdi Sepahvand - Head of Political Desk

Suicide attack on bus carrying soldiers in southeast Iran leaves 27 dead

February 13, 2019 - 20:23

TEHRAN – A car laden with explosives hit a bus carrying members of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps in the country's far southeast late on Wednesday, killing 27 border guards and injuring 13 others.

According to the Islamic Republic News Agency, quoting the Quds Base of the IRGC Ground Force, the suicide attack against the IRGC took place on a highway near the city of Zahedan, which is located close to the borders of Pakistan and Afghanistan in Sistan and Baluchestan province.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry issued a statement saying the perpetrators behind the attack will not go unpunished.

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