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Iran mosque blast caused by exhibition explosives

Published 13/04/2008

A blast in a mosque in Iran that killed at least ten people last night was an accident, not an attack.

A senior Interior Ministry Official has said that the explosives were being stored for an exhibition commemorating the 1980s Iran-Iraq war.

More than 160 people are believed to have been wounded in the incident in the southern city of Shiraz.

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