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Sunni Insurgents Target Shiite Mosque in Iran
A Sunni insurgent group said it carried out a double suicide bombing against a Shiite mosque in southeast Iran to avenge the execution of its leader, as Iranian authorities Friday said the death toll rose to 27 people, including members of the elite Revolutionary Guard.
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Iran Mosque Bombing

July 15: Bodies of victims of bomb blasts lie on the street in the city of Zahedan, 940 miles southeast of the capital Tehran, Iran. Twin bombings killed at least 27 people outside a mosque in southeastern Iran on Thursday -- including members of the powerful Revolutionary Guard -- in attacks that came less than a month after Iran hanged the leader of a militant insurgent group in the region.

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Iran Mosque Bombing Victims

July 15: Victims of bomb blasts that struck outside a mosque lie in the street in Zahedan, Iran.

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Iran Mosque Bombing

July 15: A man helps a victim who was wounded in a bomb blast outside a mosque in the city of Zahedan, Iran.

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Iran Mosque Bombing

July 15: People take care of victims in a bomb blast in the city of Zahedan, Iran.

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Iran Mosque Bombing

July 15: Men gather at the scene of a double bombing outside a mosque in Zahedan, Iran.

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Iran Mosque Bombing

July 15: People carry the victims of the bomb blasts in the city of Zahedan, Iran.

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Iran Mosque Bombing

July 15: Men struggle to recover at the scene of bomb blasts in the city of Zahedan, Iran.

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Sunni Insurgents Target Shiite Mosque in Iran

A Sunni insurgent group said it carried out a double suicide bombing against a Shiite mosque in southeast Iran to avenge the execution of its leader, as Iranian authorities Friday said the death toll rose to 27 people, including members of the elite Revolutionary Guard.

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