At least eight dead as bomb goes off in Iranian mosque
A bomb exploded on Saturday during a speech by a local cleric in a mosque in the city of Shiraz in southern Iran, killing at least eight people and injuring 50, Fars news agency reported. ( dpa )
Fars said that the death toll might go up as many of those injured are in a critical condition.
An emergency meeting was immediately ordered at the governor's office, and all nearby streets leading to the mosque have been sealed off by police and security forces.