Funeral procession for martyrs of Ahvaz kicks off

IRNA – The funeral procession for those who attained martyrdom in a terrorist attack against a military parade in Ahvaz started with the attendance of cabinet ministers and provincial officials in the city of Ahvaz.

Iran Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi, Minister of Health and Medical Education Seyyed Hassan Hashemi, Secretary of Expediency Discernment Council Mohsen Rezaei, Chairman of Iran Majlis (Parliament) National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Heshmatollah Falahat-Pisheh and some other officials attended the event.

At least 25 people were killed and more than 60 others injured during Saturday morning terror attack in Ahvaz which took place during a military parade held to mark the 38th anniversary of an eight-year imposed war against Iran.

The self-proclaimed Saudi-affiliated Al-Ahwaz terrorist group claimed the responsibility for the attack.