Iranian security forces kill two terrorists in Chabahar

Friday 16 June 2017 2 months ago 96   Tehran   Print

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Report  Web desk : TEHRAN: Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi has said that two terrorists were killed and five others arrested by the security forces in Sistan-and-Baluchistan province’s Chabahar city. He said that two of the arrested were from a “neighbouring country. A member of Iran’s Intelligence Ministry forces also lost his life during the clashes in Chabahar. A group of seven terrorists who wanted to attack a barracks in Chabahar (in Sistan-Baluchistan province) was dismantled on Wednesday, Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said, quoted by the official news agency IRNA. Five people, including two nationals from a neighbouring country, were arrested and two others were killed. Unfortunately, an intelligence agent was also killed, he added. A second terrorist group was broken up in Iranian Kurdistan in the in north-west Alavi said, without elaborating. Saudi Arabia is sponsoring terrorist groups in Iran, he said. Tensions between the regional rivals flared after twin attacks on June 7 on the parliament and the shrine of revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in Tehran in which 17 people were killed. The IRNA news agency quoted a source as saying that the terrorists belonged to the so-called Ansar al-Furqan group.The forces also seized a number of explosive and ammunition from the terrorists. This comes after last week’s terror attacks in Tehran in which 17 people were killed and over 50 others injured. (01)