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Tehran governor says attacker set off suicide vest at mausoleum of Khomeini - IRIB
June 7, 2017 / 8:40 AM / 3 months ago

Tehran governor says attacker set off suicide vest at mausoleum of Khomeini - IRIB

LONDON (Reuters) - One attacker detonated a suicide vest at the mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini in southern Tehran, one was killed by the security forces and the rest of the assailants were arrested, the Governor of Tehran was quoted as saying by state broadcaster IRIB.

Hossein Hashemi said a worker was killed in the attack at the mausoleum and several others were injured.

Reporting by Bozorgmehr Sharafedin; Editing by Hugh Lawson

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