Mashhad (IP) - On the third day of the holy month of Ramadan, three clerics were targeted in a knife attack in the Holy Prophet courtyard of Imam Reza's holy shrine in Mashhad, northeastern Iran.

Iran PressIran News: Two of the victims have been transferred to the hospital at once, and the third one lost his life to the deadly wounds.

The culprit has been taken into police custody immediately after the assault, but his identity is yet to be revealed.

Imam Reza's holy shrine condemns in the strongest possible terms the assault and will follow up the incident to bring the perpetrator(s) to justice.


Read more:

Imam Reza's holy shrine; hub of Islamic empathy, unity: Marvi

Dutch woman converts to Islam in Imam Reza holy shrine