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Iran executes 20 Sunni ‘terrorists’: State media

world Updated: Aug 04, 2016 12:53 IST
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A group of 20 Sunni prisoners has been executed by Iran for committing several murders and undermining national security.(Reuters File Photo)

Iran has executed a group of 20 “terrorist” Sunni prisoners for committing several murders and undermining national security, state media reported on Thursday.

“These people had committed murder... killed women and children, caused destructions and acted against the security and killed Sunni religious leaders in some Kurdish regions,” IRIB television quoted prosecutor general Mohammad Javad Montazeri.

He said all the executions happened on Tuesday.