Chabahar, on Iran's south-eastern coast near the border with Pakistan, is home to a recently built port and is an "economic free zone". The perpetrators behind this dastardly attack should be brought to justice expeditiously.
"Police stopped the explosive-laden auto and started firing at the driver. who then set off the explosion near the police headquarters in Chabahar", said Bameri.
Pakistan strongly condemns terrorist vehicle bomb attack in Chahbahar in brotherly neighbouring Iran that has taken lives of 3 innocent people while injuring others.
In an online communique, the Sunni jihadist group Ansar al-Furqan claimed responsibility for the attack, according to the Washington-based SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors online extremist activity.
India is developing the Chabahar port along with Iran and Afghanistan.
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It hosts the operation of a joint port project between Iran and India.
Chabahar lies in Sistan-Baluchistan near the border with Pakistan.
Bameri added that such attacks are meant to "destabilize Chabahar, Iran's largest oceanic port, and disrupt the peaceful and friendly climate in there".
The official, however, emphasized that people in this area of Iran stand firmly united, and will foil all enemy plots.
The attack comes as Iran's economy reels in the wake of the U.S. re-imposing sanctions lifted by Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers.
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He also made a reference to Iran's past measures in retaliation for hostile attacks, noting, "In 2010, our security services intercepted and captured extremists en route from UAE".
An official said that "the terrorist who carried out the attack was killed".
Although rare, Iran has been targeted in recent years by militant attacks.
In a post on his Twitter account on Thursday evening, Zarif said, "Foreign-backed terrorists kill and wound innocents in Chabahar".
In June a year ago, IS militants attacked parliament and the shrine of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the leader of the 1979 Islamic Revolution, killing at least 18 people and wounding more than 50. "There can be no justification for any act of terror", an MEA statement said.
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