Police Seize Arms Cargo with 92 Handguns in Western Iran


The Iranian police announced that it has arrested two more terrorists in Kermanshah, and seized over 90 handguns from a car in the Western province.

A total number of 92 Colt Handguns have been seized from a Peugeot 405 car in Salas Babajani region in Kermanshah province, police said in a statement.

The police also said its forces have arrested two more terrorists in connection with the Wednesday terrorist attacks in Tehran.

In relevant remarks on Thursday, Iranian Intelligence Minister Seyed Mahmoud Alavi announced that a number of terrorist cells have been busted over the past two weeks.

“We have crushed several terrorist teams in the past two weeks,” Alavi said while visiting a group of victims of the ISIL’s terrorist attacks in Tehran on Wednesday.

He reiterated that the terrorist teams comprising two and three members were identified and arrested by the security forces.

“Investigations are underway to identify and arrest the remaining terrorists,” Alavi added.

The Iranian intelligence minister also warned official organizations to take precautionary measures to prevent recurrence of such incidents.

“There is no doubt that Saudi Arabia supports terrorist groups round the globe,” he said, adding, “You can find their trace in Syria and Iraq and the world has now admitted the ideological position of Saudi Arabia in all terrorist moves.

Alavi said that it is not possible to make any concrete judgment at this juncture and we require more time to be assured of Saudi Arabia’s involvement in the recent attacks in Tehran.

“West and global hegemony is now misusing issues such as human rights, fight against terrorism and weapons of mass destruction to meet their interests and easily trample upon rights of others to attain their heinous goals,” the intelligence minister added.

Three unknown male assailants attacked the parliament building in Iranian capital, killing and wounding scores of people in the hallway on Wednesday morning. Also, another group of terrorists raided the holy shrine of the late founder of the Islamic Republic, Imam Khomeini, South of the Tehran on Wednesday morning, killing and wounding tens of people in a bomb attack and a shooting spree.

The Iranian security and Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) forces killed four terrorists and captured one of them, bringing the situation under control after several hours of clashes in the evening.

Back to top button