Four people died and many others were left injured after a car bomb went off near police headquarters in the southern Iranian port city of Chabahar on Thursday.

Thick clouds of smoke could be seen emerging from the affected area.

According to an official source from Chabahar's governor's office, a suicide bomber placed explosives inside a Nissan truck and blew himself up after being stopped at the police headquarters.

No one has claimed responsibility for the attack at the time of writing.

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