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At least 21 killed in Iran explosions

07-16-2010 08:25 BJT

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Sunni Muslim rebel group Jundollah says it was behind a suicide attack in southeastern Iranian city of Zahedan, which killed at least 21 people, including members of the elite Revolutionary Guards.

According to Dubai-based Al Arabiya television, the group said the attacks were in response to the execution by Iran of the group's leader Abdolmalek Rigi in June. More than 100 people were injured in the two suicide bomb blasts on Thursday. The explosions went off out the front of the Grand Mosque.Zahedan's province borders Pakistan and faces serious ongoing security problems.

Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: CNTV.cn

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