RFE/RL - Leading opposition figures
in Iran have condemned the October 18 suicide bombing in the country's volatile
southeast, RFE/RL's Radio Farda reports. Prominent opposition figure Mir Hossein
Musavi told Radio Farda he condemns the terrorist action.
Former Iranian President Mohammad Khatami called the attack shameful, adding that terrorist actions are unacceptable.
Opposition leader Mehdi Karrubi expressed his hope that security would be enanaced to protect Iranians, especially in the southeast, from attacks in the future.
Iranian state radio reported that 15 members of Iran's elite Islamic Revolution Guards Corps were among those killed in the attack.
Iran Says 3 Arrested in Sunday's Suicide Attack
By VOA News
Iranian media report that authorities have detained three people in connection with Sunday's suicide bombing that killed 42 people, including 15 members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards.Iran's Fars news agency Tuesday quoted a top Iranian prosecutor, Mohammad Marzieh, as saying that the three were apprehended in Sistan-Baluchestan, the province where the bombing occurred. He also said the suicide bomber has been identified as an Iranian national.
The Pakistani, U.S. and British governments
condemned the attack and denied any involvement.
Among those killed in the bombing were six Revolutionary Guards commanders.
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