Number of injured in Chabahar blast stands at 40

IRNA – Head of the Medical Emergency Center of Iranshahr Faculty of Medical Sciences and Health-Medicare Services Mohammad Naseh said on Thursday that the number of injured people in today’s terrorist attacks stood at 40 while two people were killed.

Ten out of these 40 received outpatient medical treatment and were released while 30 others were hospitalized for medical care, he said.

Two of the injured people are in very critical situation and have been transferred to operation room, he said.

The source, who wanted not to be named, said driver of a Toyota Van, laden with explosives, tried to run into the police headquarters in Chabahar, but police was brave and vigilant enough to take timely action and prevent him to do so.

The suicide bomber then blew himself up at around 09:55 hours local time on Thursday and as a result two police forces were martyred and the suicide attacker was killed, according to the official.