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The Latest: Iranian News Agency Says 8 Killed in Parade

Saturday, 22 September 2018 03:38 AM

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on attack on Iranian military parade(all times local):

10:30 a.m.

The semi-official Tasnim news agency says at least eight members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard have been killed in the Ahvaz military parade attack.

Iran's state-run IRNA news agency says 20 people were wounded, including a woman and a child. The agency did not elaborate.

State TV earlier described the gunmen as "Takfiri gunmen," a term previously used to describe the Islamic State group.

Ahvaz is the capital of Iran's oil-rich Khuzestan province, which has seen attacks on oil pipelines by Arab separatists.

10:15 a.m.

Iran's state-run IRNA news agency says 20 people have been wounded in an attack on military parade in Ahvaz.

The IRNA report said those wounded in the attack Saturday included a woman and a child. The agency did not elaborate.

State TV earlier described the gunmen as "Takfiri gunmen," a term previously used to describe the Islamic State group.

Ahvaz is the capital of Iran's oil-rich Khuzestan province, which has seen attacks on oil pipelines by Arab separatists.

9:45 a.m.

Iranian state television says gunmen have attacked a military parade in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, killing and wounding several people.

The report Saturday described the gunmen as "Takifiri gunmen," a term previously used to describe the Islamic State group.

There was no immediate elaboration.

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The Latest on attack on Iranian military parade(all times local):10:30 a.m.The semi-official Tasnim news agency says at least eight members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard have been killed in the Ahvaz military parade attack.Iran's state-run IRNA news agency says 20...
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