• Wed / 17 October 2018 / 12:42
  • Category: Politics
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IRGC kills mastermind of Ahvaz terror attack in Iraq’s Diyala


Tehran (ISNA) - Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) announced that the mastermind of a recent terror attack in Iran's southwestern city of Ahvaz was killed in surprising operation in Iraqi's Diyala province.

IRGC said in a statement, “In the reconnaissance and surprise operation in Diyala province on Tuesday morning, the mastermind of Ahvaz terrorist attack and an emir of the Daesh terror group, known as Abu Dhoha and four of his companions were killed”.

On Sept. 22, four armed men clad in the uniform of the IRGC attacked a military parade in Ahvaz, capital of Khuzestan province, which was marking the anniversary of the Iran-Iraq war in 1980-1988.

In the attack, 25 people were killed and over 60 others were injured.

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