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Iranians in Tehran attending ceremonies at Irans late leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeinis shrine- AP Photo/Hasan Sarbakhshian, File.

TEHRAN A suicide bomber blew himself up at the Tehran mausoleum of Iranian revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini on Saturday, killing himself and wounding two pilgrims, the ISNA news agency reported.

Earlier the Mehr news agency said the attack took place at the entrance to the shrine where devotees keep their footwear before entering the main mausoleum.

'Minutes ago, a terrorist detonated his explosive vest in the Imam Khomeini shrine. The blast caused damage in one section of the shrine,' Irans deputy police chief for operations, Hossein Sajedinia, was quoted as saying by Mehr.

He said the bomber was killed and one pilgrim wounded.