12 Jul 2024
Thursday 18 January 2024 - 17:40
Story Code : 412419

Several explosions hit Iran's southeastern city of Saravan

The Iran Project : An Iranian security official says several explosions were heard in different areas around the southeastern city of Saravan in Sistan and Baluchestan province, near the border with Pakistan on Thursday.
Several explosions hit Iran
Several explosions hit Iran's southeastern city of Saravan
According to the Iran Project, deputy governor of the province Alireza Marhamati made the remarks in an interview with IRNA. 

9 foreign nationals killed in Pakistan missile attack on Iran

Nine foreign nationals have been killed in several airstrikes conducted by Pakistan in Iran's southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan. 

"At 4:50 a.m. Thursday, several explosions were heard in the area of ​​Saravan city, and after the investigations, we found out that Pakistan had targeted one of Iran's border villages with a missile," he added.

The official went on to say that the fatalities included two men, three women, and four children.

There was also an explosion near Saravan city where there were no casualties, Marhamati stated.

The Pakistani foreign ministry issued a statement saying that Islamabad has targeted the position of a Pakistani terrorist group.

Iran urges Pakistan for "immediate explanation" over Saravan attack

An informed source said Iran has demanded Pakistan's "immediate explanation" about the missile attack on Saravan early on Thursday morning.

Moreover, Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Nasser Kanani has condemned the attack carried out by Pakistan on the country's Sistan and Baluchestan province.

He noted that to officially notify the protest and request an explanation from the Pakistani government in this regard, the charge d'affaires of the embassy of this country in Tehran was summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Reporter : Editorial of The Iran Project
Translator : Fatemeh Khoshroo
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