Monday, October 19, 2009

Six Senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard Commanders Killed in Suicide Bombing, Iran Blames U.S. and Pakistan

Democracy Now!
With Amy Goodman

"Iran’s president is accusing Pakistani agents of involvement in a suicide bombing in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchistan on Sunday that left at least 42 people dead and injured dozens more. According to state media, one or more suicide bombers targeted a group of Revolutionary Guards leaders who had arranged to meet tribal leaders in the Sunni region close to the Pakistani border. Some other Iranian officials are pointing the finger of blame at the United States. Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said “US action” contributed to the attack......

Speaking to Pepe Escobar, foreign correspondent for the Asia Times who has written extensively about the southeastern Sistan-Baluchistan province in Iran......."

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