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Five Iranian commanders killed

Two suicide bombings target the Iranian Revolutionary Guard

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Five of the top commanders in Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard were killed in two terrorist attack bombings that also killed and injured others early Sunday. The event happened in the Sistan-Baluchistan region—and marked hostility between the Baluchi people, who are one of the country’s ethnic and religious minorities, and the Iranian leadership—after the government put the Revolutionary Guard in control there. The attack happened as the IRG were bringing together leaders from Shiite and Sunni Muslim communities to talk. The U.S. has condemned the bombings and denied any involvement.

New York Times

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