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TEHRAN, Iran (CNN) -- An explosion rocked a mosque in southeastern Iran on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding more than 50, Iranian news outlets reported.
The explosion took place in Zahedan during evening prayers on a Muslim religious holiday, Ali-Mohammad Azad, the governor of Iran's Sistan and Balochistan province, told the Iranian television network IRIN.
Worshippers were marking the 7th-century death of Fatima, the daughter of the prophet Mohammed, when the blast went off about 7:45 p.m. (11:45 a.m. ET), Azad said.
Azad said at least 15 people were killed at the A
Fars attributed the explosion to a "terrorist incident," but said no claim of responsibility had been received.