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Iran Foils Several Terrorist Attacks

20 June 2016 11:21

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Iran’s Intelligence Ministry announced on Monday its agents have thwarted a major plot by the Takfiri-Wahhabi groups for several terrorist attacks in Tehran and a number of other provinces, with terrorists arrested and a large amount of bombs and explosive material confiscated.

According to a statement by the Intelligence Ministry, the Takfiri-Wahhabi terrorist groups had masterminded a major plot to carry out a series of bombing raids in several locations across the capital of Iran, specifically during the upcoming events in the holy month of Ramadan.

Thanks to the efforts by the intelligence forces in Tehran and a number of other provinces, the devil plots by the Takfiri terrorists were thwarted, the terrorists were arrested and a number of bombs -ready for blast- and a huge amount of explosive material were confiscated, it added.

The Intelligence Ministry also noted that investigations inside and outside the country and interrogation of the terrorists are still underway, and more information will be made public after the security conditions are met.

The operation comes after three successive attacks on terrorist groups along the Iranian borders in the past week.

On June 13, troops from the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force killed five members of the Party for Free Life in Kurdistan (PJAK) terrorist group in an ambush in Sardasht region in the northwestern province of West Azerbaijan.

On the same day, Iranian police forces killed five members of the Jaish-ul-Adl terrorist group in an exchange of fire in the southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan, while a trooper was also martyred.

And on June 15, the IRGC forces killed a number of militants in clashes with two terrorist teams trying to intrude into Oshnavieh border area near the frontier with Iraq.

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