Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 1
By Fatih Karimov – Trend:
Four people were killed and one was injured following a hand grenade explosion in Iran’s southeastern Sistan and Baluchestan Province.
The incident happened last night in a house in Kheirabad village near Iranshahr city, Iranshahr Police Chief Doustali Jalilian said, IRNA news agency reported Nov. 1.
Officials say a heroin addicted man brought the hand grenade to his house and was keeping it in his pocket.
The hand grenade exploded when the man’s family members were playing with it, Jalilian said, adding that Nasser Zardkoubi, the family’s father, his wife and two children were killed as a result of the explosion.
He further requested holders of unauthorized weapons to hand over their weapons to legal entities.