Bomb in southeast Iran kills policeman, three others: Iran media

December 9, 2015 2:27 PM

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ANKARA A bomb blast killed one policeman and three civilians on Wednesday in Iran's southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchistan near the Pakistan border, a local police official told the semi-official Tasnim news agency.

The predominantly Sunni Muslim province has been a hotbed of rebellion by Sunni Islamist militants against Iran's Shi'ite authorities. Many of Iran's Sunnis complain of discrimination, a charge denied by the state.

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