During the military parade in Ahvaz which was staged concurrently with nationwide military parades on Saturday to mark the Sacred Defense Week, the militants fired at the people participating in the ceremony.
The political deputy governor of Khuzestan Province, Ali Hossein Hosseinzadeh said in the “blind and coward terrorist attack” 10 people, including a journalist, have been martyred and 21 others have been injured.
The official added that the number of martyrs is likely to increase because some of the wounded victims were in critical condition.
Hosseinzadeh also said in the clash, the security forces managed to kill two terrorists and arrest the two remaining militants.
Iran’s Armed Forces staged the countrywide military parades to mark the Sacred Defense Week on the 38th anniversary of the onset of the Iraqi imposed war on the Islamic Republic back in 1980.