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Borderguards seize explosives in SE Iran

 

Border Guards in Iran’s southeastern province of Sistan-Balouchestan confiscated a consignment of explosives smuggled into the country for terrorist attacks.

Deputy Commander of Sistan-Balouchestan’s Border Guards Intelligence Units Mohammad Molla-Shahi said on Monday that its forces in Saravan region confiscated the cargo of explosives loaded on a Toyota pick-up car.

The outlaws escaped and left the explosives following the border guards’ ambush, he said, adding that a Kalashnikov rifle concealed in the car’s fuel tank was also seized.

Molla-Shahi said that the thugs who are on the run will be identifed and arrested.

Iran’s Sistan-Balouchestan Province borders Pakistan and Afghanistan and has a long coastline to the north of the Oman Sea.

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