Deadly car bomb kills 3 Iran’s Chabahar town

At least 3 people have been killed and 19 others injured on Thursday after car bomb explosion in port town of Chabahar in south of Iran.

The explosion targeted police station in the town, leaving 3 people dead, according to Rahmdel Bamari, governor of Sistan and Baluchestan province.

Bamari says a car laden with explosives went off outside the station, shortly after the attacker was stopped.

The victims were taken into hospital for medical treatment.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for Thursday’s bomb explosion.

In December 2010, at least 41 people were killed and 90 others were wounded following a suicide attack near a mosque in the city.

That attack was claimed by a Sunni Muslim group called Jundallah, also known as Soldiers of God.

While rare, Iran has been targeted by armed groups in recent years.

In September, gunmen disguised as soldiers opened fire on a military parade in Ahvaz, killing and wounding dozens. Arab separatist groups and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group both claimed the assault.