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World|justice & crime|August 15, 2023 / 12:22 PM
Several suspects involved in attack on Shah Cheragh shrine detained

AKIPRESS.COM - Several suspects have been arrested on charges of involvement in the Sunday terrorist attack against the Shah Cheragh shrine in Iran's southern city of Shiraz, the chief justice of Fars province said. Later in the day, however, the figure was updated to 10, Mehr news agency notes.

The main suspect, who started shooting at people in the shrine and was arrested, has been handed over to investigators for interrogation and further investigation.

At least one person was killed and several others injured in an armed terrorist attack at the Shah Cheragh shrine in Iran's southern city of Shiraz on Sunday evening.

The ISIL terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the deadly assault.

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