Gunfire has erupted at a outstanding shrine in southern Iran, wounding at the very least 4 individuals
ByThe Related Press
August 13, 2023, 12:54 PM
TEHRAN, Iran — Gunfire erupted Sunday evening at a outstanding shrine in southern Iran, wounding at the very least 4 individuals, authorities stated.
Info on the assault at Shah Cheragh remained unclear instantly after the capturing, with state media and semiofficial information businesses providing differing particulars.
The state-run IRNA information company stated 4 had been wounded, together with two employees on the shrine and two pilgrims.
Shah Cheragh is one in every of Iran’s prime 5 Shiite shrines. It attracts pilgrims to Shiraz, which is a few 675 kilometers (420 miles) south of Iran’s capital, Tehran.
The assault Sunday evening comes after an October 2022 assault on the identical shrine killed 13 individuals and wounded dozens of others. The Islamic State group claimed the assault, which Iran stated had been carried out by a person from Tajikistan, who later died in a hospital after succumbing to accidents he suffered whereas being detained by safety forces.