Iran: Intelligence forces busted 75 terrorist cells over past 3 yrs


Some 75 terrorist groups have been busted over the past three years, says Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi.

According to Alavi, 30 of the terrorist groups were destroyed by intelligence forces in the past year Iranian Calendar (started March 20, 2016), and the rest 45 terrorist cells were busted over two years earlier.

One hundred and eight magnetic bombs and 15 suicide vests have also been seized by Iranian intelligence forces, said.

Alavi made the remarks today before the Friday prayers sermons in Tehran.

The Iranian intelligence minister went on to say that the Ministry remains to have intelligence dominance over the cyber space.

The main goal of the Intelligence Ministry is establishing peace in all areas of the society, including education, culture, arts and economy, Alavi said.

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