September 22, 2018 / 11:33 AM / a month ago

Islamic State claims Iran military parade attack, no evidence provided

CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack by gunmen on a military parade in southwestern Iran on Saturday, according to the group’s Amaq news agency.

A general view of the attack during the military parade in Ahvaz, Iran September 22, 2018. Tasnim News Agency/via REUTERS

Amaq said Islamic State fighters had carried out the attack in Ahvaz city. The group provided no evidence for the claim.

Reporting By Ahmed Tolba; Writing By Maha El Dahan; editing by John Stonestreet

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