Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Gunman opens fire at prominent Shiite shrine in southern Iran, wounding at least 4 people.

TEHRAN, Iran — A gunman opened fire Sunday night at a prominent shrine in southern Iran, wounding at least four people, authorities said.

Information on the attack at Shah Cheragh remained unclear immediately after the shooting, with state media and semiofficial news agencies offering differing details.


The state-run IRNA news agency said four had been wounded, including two workers at the shrine and two pilgrims.

The governor of Fars province, where Shiraz is the provincial capital, told Iranian state television that a single gunman carried out the attack and later was detained by security forces…