January 29, 2019 / 7:47 PM / 10 months ago

Sunni militants claim responsibility for blasts in southeast Iran

LONDON (Reuters) - Jaish al-Adl, a Sunni militant group, claimed responsibility for explosions in the city of Zahedan, in southeastern Iran, that wounded three police officers.

The group said in a statement it had targeted a police station with “two strong bombs”, damaging a police car and a police motorcycle.

Iranian officials said the explosions were caused by percussion grenades, and left three police officers with minor injuries.

Reporting by Bozorgmehr Sharafedin; Editing by Robin Pomeroy

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