A Shiite re-enacts the events of Ashoura while Iranian and Iraqi Shiite Muslims mourn in a procession in southern Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
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Iran broke up a Daesh (ISIS) plan to bomb commemorations marking the Shiite religious mourning period of Ashoura, state media reported, the latest alleged militant plot to target the country.Alavi blamed Iran's foreign "enemies" for helping the Ashoura bombing suspects, without elaborating.In June, Iran said it broke up one of the "biggest terrorist plots" ever on its soil by Sunni extremists planning bombings in Tehran and elsewhere during the holy Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.
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