According to the news published in Iran’s semi-official agency Tesnim, an armed attack was carried out on the Shah Cheragh Tomb in the city of Shiraz.
Tesnim stated that two people lost their lives in the attack, which he described as a “terrorist attack”.
Iranian state television reported that 7 people were injured in the attack.
One of the attackers was caught
It was recorded that the attackers were 2 people and that the people in question were trying to enter the tomb through the Mahdi Gate.
It was stated that one of the attackers was caught after the incident and the other fled.
It was stated that the doors of the tomb were closed and the security forces continued their efforts to catch the escaped attacker.
There was also an attack last year.
In October last year, an armed attack was also carried out on the Shah Çerağ Tomb, and 13 people died as a result of the attack.
Two of the perpetrators of the attack were executed on 8 July.