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Two defendants sentenced to death in Iran’s Shiraz attack case

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The court sentenced the two defendants to death, accused of involvement in the terrorist attack on Iran’s Shah Cherakh shrine.

According to the Chief Justice of Fars Province Kazema Mousaviperpetrators were found guilty of acts “threatening national security”. They participated in the preparations for the terrorist attack, bought weapons, inspected the planned crime scene, and oversaw the actions of those who carried out the attack on the temple.

The attack on the temple took place in October last year. The tragedy claimed the lives of 13 people, with 45 injured of varying severity.

The Iranian state news agency reported that the terrorists entered the building of the temple with a car and then opened fire on the parishioners with machine guns. All those involved in the crime were arrested.

In November, Iran’s Intelligence Ministry announced the arrest of 26 people involved in what happened in Shiraz. main attacker Hamed Badakhshan Died from injuries sustained during the arrest. The rest of the suspects were sentenced by the court to prison sentences ranging from 5 to 25 years for joining the Islamic State group✱ (banned in the Russian Federation).

According to the media, the terrorists are not Iranian citizens. The detainees hold the citizenship of Azerbaijan, Tajikistan and Afghanistan.

  • ✱ – a terrorist organization banned in the Russian Federation

Source: Riafan

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