Death toll from double-suicide bombing in Iran rises to 39

December 15, 2010 16:53


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The death toll in a double-suicide bombing in the Iranian border region town of Chabahar rose to 39 people Wednesday afternoon after one of those wounded in the attack died from his injuries, according to an AFP report.

"An individual walked up to some Red Crescent ambulances and blew himself up," Red Crescent official Mahmoud Mozafar was quoted as saying to the ILNA news agency.

"Two terrorists were killed, one in the explosion and the second by police," the governor of Sistan-Baluchestan province, Ali Mohammad Azad, was a quoted as saying by AFP.

A third terrorist was also reported to have been captured after the bomb blast.

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