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Iran: Assailants open fire on government official

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Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Jul. 12 – A government official from
the town of Chabahar (southeast Iran) was gunned down by unknown assailants in a nearby village yesterday evening, according to the government-run website Baztab. Mohammad-Reza Sarhadi, the director of government health insurance in Chabahar, was the target of automatic-gun fire from more than one assailant. Iran Focus

Tehran, Iran, Jul. 12 – A government official from the town of Chabahar (southeast Iran) was gunned down by unknown assailants in a nearby village yesterday evening, according to the government-run website Baztab.

Mohammad-Reza Sarhadi, the director of government health insurance in Chabahar, was the target of automatic-gun fire from more than one assailant.

Sarhadi’s situation is said to be critical and he continues to be in a coma.

He is currently under special guard.

There has not been an official reaction to the shooting.

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