China condemns terrorist attack in Iran

IRNA – China on Thursday condemned terrorist attack on a bus carrying the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) forces on Khash-Zahedan road in Sistan-Baluchestan Province on Wednesday.

In a press conference on Thursday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) that while condemning the terrorist incident, China sympathizes with Iranian people and the survivors on the event.

She said China has a close watch on the incident and opposes terrorism in any form.

Public Relations Department of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) Quds Headquarters in a statement late on Wednesday said 27 were killed and 13 wounded in the Khash-Zahedan Road terror attack.

The statement added a bus carrying IRGC border guards who were on their way home after the end of a mission was targeted on Khash-Zahedan Road by a suicide bomber.

Based on latest reports, the bodies of the martyrs will be transferred to Isfahan and funeral session for them will be held on Saturday. The bodies will then be transferred for burial in their hometown.