Islamic State claims Iran military parade attack, no evidence provided

A general view of the attack during the military parade in Ahvaz, Iran September 22, 2018. Tasnim News Agency/via REUTERS

CAIRO (Reuters) – Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack by gunmen on a military parade in southwestern Iran on Saturday, according to the group’s Amaq news agency.

Amaq said Islamic State fighters had carried out the attack in Ahvaz city. The group provided no evidence for the claim.

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