3 Policemen Killed in Terror Attack

3 Policemen Killed in Terror Attack3 Policemen Killed in Terror Attack

Three policemen were killed in a terrorist attack in the southwestern province of Khuzestan.

Colonel Rahman Mousavi, a provincial deputy police chief, said the three officers were killed when unknown gunmen opened fire on a temporary police station at a park in the city of Hamidiyeh, about 25 kilometers west of the provincial capital city of Ahvaz, at around 3:00 a.m. local time Thursday.

The police officers were on duty at the makeshift station set up for the Noruz holidays when they came under attack, Press TV reported.

Mousavi said an investigation has been launched into the attack to identify and arrest the perpetrators.