3 killed in auto bomb explosion in Iran's Chabahar (PHOTO/VIDEO) (UPDATING)

3 killed in auto bomb explosion in Iran's Chabahar (PHOTO/VIDEO) (UPDATING)

3 killed in auto bomb explosion in Iran's Chabahar (PHOTO/VIDEO) (UPDATING)

Mohammad Hadi Marashi, the deputy governor in charge of security, said the assailants tried to enter the city's police headquarters but "they were prevented by the guards and they detonated the auto bomb".

India has strongly condemned the terror attack which occurred in Iranian port city of Chabahar killing three, including two policemen and injuring more than a dozen.

The province's deputy governor in charge of security, Mohammad Hadi Marashi, said multiple assailants took part in Thursday's attack.

There was no immediate claim of responsiblity for the attack.

"Pakistan condemns terrorism", Pakistani foreign office spokesman Mohammad Faisal said.

General view of damages after a suicide vehicle bomber outside a police station in Chabahar, Iran on Thursday. A year ago the group claimed responsibility for a blast at an oil pipeline in Iran's southern Khuzestan province. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

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An official said that "the terrorist who carried out the attack was killed".

Chabahar is located in the province of Sistan and Baluchestan, near the border with Pakistan.

In September, gunmen disguised as soldiers opened fire on a military parade in Ahvaz, killing at least 24 people and wounding over 60.

Chabahar, near Iran's border with Pakistan on the Sea of Oman, is home to a new port recently built and is an economic free zone for the country.

"Mark my words: Iran WILL bring terrorists & their masters to justice", the foreign minister emphasized.

Citing Afghanistan's economy, the USA last approved a sanctions exemption for Chabahar when it re-imposed a second round of bans against Iran months after its withdrawal from a 2015 multilateral deal with Iran, which is officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). There can be no justification for any act of terror, " Indian Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement. Washington has granted exceptions to some USA sanctions on Iran for the project.

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