Iran police defuse bombing in Shiraz

Lotfollah Sheybani told DayliNews.ir on Friday that a person, who planned to detonate a bomb in a crowded street in Shiraz on Thursday night, was arrested by vigilant law enforcement forces.

Instantly after that the police were informed of such a plot, they arrested the bomber and started the defusing operation, he noted.

The bomber put the explosives inside a bag and he wanted to detonate it in Maaliabad street in order to leave many people killed or injured, the official warned.

The identity of the bomber will be declared after completion of investigations.

On Wednesday (October 26) a terrorist armed with a machinegun opened fire on the pilgrims and evening prayer worshippers at the Shah Cheraq holy shrine in Shiraz, martyred 15 innocent people, including some women, children and elderly folks, and seriously wounding tens of others.

The Daesh terrorist group claimed responsibility for the heinous act.

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