Terrorist plot foiled in southeast Iran
(MNA) – Iranian security forces have attacked a terrorist group in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan and foiled their latest plot, Press TV reported.
The commander of the provincial border police, Brigadier General Gholam-Ali Kouhkan, said on Tuesday that security forces foiled a plot by a terrorist group to transport explosive devices inside the country, according to IRNA.
Some 25 kilograms of explosives were seized during the operation. Explosive devices, telecommunications equipment, and ID cards were also confiscated.
Kouhkan stated that Iranian border guards have seized 12 tons of illicit drugs and 26 rifles over the past 75 days.
Sistan-Baluchestan province was the scene of many terrorist acts by the Jundallah terrorist group, which carried out numerous bombings, assassination attempts, and terrorist attacks against Iranian government officials and civilians, including women and children.