Iran mosque bombing outrageous, intolerable: Obama

President Barack Obama is condemning the double suicide bombing against a mosque in Iran as an outrageous terrorist attack.

Last Updated: Jul 17, 2010, 00:40 AM IST

Washington: President Barack Obama is
condemning the double suicide bombing against a mosque in Iran
as an outrageous terrorist attack.

In a statement, Obama says the deaths of innocent
civilians in their place of worship is an "intolerable
offense" and says those who carried out the attack must be
held accountable. Obama says the US stands with the families
of those killed and with the Iranian people.

At least 27 people were killed in the bombing.
Iranian authorities say a Sunni insurgent group carried out
the bombings against the Shiite mosque to avenge the execution
of its leaders.

PTI