Suicide bomber kills 2 guards and injures children outside Iranian mosque

A suicide bomber who was denied access to the interior of a mosque in Chabahar in Sistan-Baluchistan Province killed 2 guards and injured 6 others, including 3 children.

Chabahar has a history of unrest, with the mainly Sunni Muslim population complaining of discrimination at the hands of Iran's Shi'ite Muslim authorities. Travellers should be aware that mosques have often been the site for terrorist attacks. Travellers should exercise caution and avoid potential terrorist targets that often include restaurants, markets and religious sites.

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