India-Iran Bonhomie Proving Indigestible? Pakistani Terror Group Behind Chabahar Suicide Attack, Claims Report


A Pakistan based terror outfit ‘Ansar al-Furqan’ which has links with the infamous Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) group, is the prime suspect behind the suicide car bombing that hit Chabahar port in Iran yesterday (6 December), reported The Economic Times. The group has also issued a statement claiming responsibility for the attack which killed 2 policemen and wounded 30 others.

India is keenly invested in the development of a special economic zone in Chabahar, which it sees as the gateway to a safe passage to Afghanistan, and by extension, Central Asia. A planned railway line is also in the works to connect Chabahar with Zahedan close to the Afghan border, as per a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India, Iran and Afghanistan.

The External Affairs Ministry released a statement condemning the attack, “India strongly condemns today’s despicable terrorist attack in Chabahar, Iran. Read More

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