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Bomb blast hits southern Iranian city of Ahwaz

Ahvaz, Khuzestan Prov, March 3, IRNA-A percussion bomb explosion in Ahvaz, capital city of this southwestern oil-rich province, late Thursday night claimed no lives but damaged buildings.

A powerful bomb explosion at Kianpars street, northwest of Ahvaz, shattered all the windows of the buildings in the surrounding area.

Police is probing into the cause and terrorist agents behind the issue.

Two agents behind two bomb explosions in Ahvaz on January 24, which left seven people martyred and 90 others wounded, were hanged on Thursday.

The first bomb exploded close to a city government building housing the Natural Resources Department in Golestan Boulevard while the second bomb exploded near Saman Bank in Shahid Chamran (Kianpars) street in the city.

Deputy governor general of Khuzestan for political and security affairs, talking to reporters on Wednesday, attributed the two who have carried out the two deadly bombings, to separatist and violent-seeking groups.

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