At least five killed, 15 injured in ‘terrorist attack’ in southwest Iran: State media

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At least five people were killed, and 15 others were injured in a “terrorist attack” in Iran’s southwestern city of Izeh on Wednesday, state news agency IRNA reported.

The attack was carried out by two motorcyclists who opened fire on people in a market in Izeh, a city in the oil-rich province of Khuzestan, IRNA said, citing an unnamed official.

Members of the security forces were among those killed, it said.

Last month, ISIS claimed responsibility for an attack at a Shia Muslim shrine in the Iranian city of Shiraz that killed 15 people and injured dozens.

Earlier on Wednesday, activists shared videos of anti-regime protests in Izeh.

“Freedom, Freedom, Freedom,” protesters chanted in Izeh in one video posted by the activist group 1500tasvir on Twitter.

Another video shared by 1500tasvir showed protesters setting fire to a seminary in Izeh.

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