Monday, October 19, 2009

The attack in Iran: U.S. to blame?

The attack in Iran: U.S. to blame?
19.10.2009 04:17 -- Geopolitics -- Politics

Tehran accused the United States and Britain to attack, which occurred on October 18. The headquarters of the armed forces of the Islamic Republic accused of blowing up "the Great Satan, the United States and its ally Britain."
"Not in the distant future, we (Iran) will take revenge and cleanse the region from terrorists and criminals" - sends word military agency FARS.
U.S. and Britain condemned the attack and declared his innocence in the incident, reports
The attack was directed against a senior commander of Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC). The blast killed 49 people.
The attack occurred on Sunday at the gates of the conference hall in the city of Sarbaz in Sistan and Baluchistan province, where a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device near the car in which sat a deputy head of the IRGC ground forces.
The warlord was killed, the victims of the explosion were also bystanders and tribal elders. Injured dozens of people.
Local media have passed after the bombing on Sunday that the responsibility for the attack claimed the grouping of Sunni insurgents Jundollah, whose members, according to the Iranian authorities, have found refuge in Pakistan.
The IRGC is an elite unit, created in 1979 from the paramilitary Islamic Revolutionary Committees, the supporters of the Iranian Shiite leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Musavi Khomeini. Corps took an active part in the Iran-Iraq war. IRGC is an active military force, a unit which is constantly conducting military exercises, reports

No comments:

Post a Comment