Two bombs explode in Iran, injuring police officers

Two bombs explode in Iran, injuring police officers

Two bombs exploded yesterday in front of a police station in the city of Zahedan in southeastern Iran, causing minor injuries to three police officers, local officials said.

Head of Sistan-Baluchestan police Mohammad Qanbari said the first explosion was caused by a percussion grenade, IRNA reported. 

According to him, a "suspicious package" was also found on the street and exploded before being neutralized by a bomb disposal unit, injuring three police officers.

Jaish al-Adl, a Sunni militant group, claimed responsibility for the explosions. The group said it had targeted a police station with "two strong bombs", damaging a police car and motorcycle, Reuters reported.

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