Iran to execute two responsible for 2010 Zahedan bombings
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 29 /Trend S.Isayev, T. Jafarov/
Prosecutor from Iran's Sistan-Baluchestan province Ibrahim Hamidi said that two captured people involved in the The 2010 Zahedan bombings will soon be executed, Fars reported.
The 2010 Zahedan bombings were two suicide bombings on 15 July 2010 that targeted Shia worshippers in Iran, including members of the Revolutionary Guards.
The bombings targeted those celebrating the birthday of a Muslim saint at the Jamia mosque in Zahedan, Sistan-Baluchestan.
Responsibility for the attacks was claimed by Jundullah in revenge for the execution of their leader by the Iranian government.
Amongst the reactions and national and supranational condemnations, Iran blamed the USA and Israel for facilitating the attack.
Hamidi also noted that six more people which were arrested due to involvement in the incident are still kept under arrest.
Two days after the attack in 2010, Iranian police arrested 40 people for "creating disturbances."
Deputy police chief, Geneneral Ahmad Reza Radan, said the police had arrested people who "intended to create insecurity in the city of Zahedan after the bombing."