CIA Was Aware of 2007 Terror Attack

CIA Was Aware of 2007 Terror Attack
CIA Was Aware of 2007 Terror Attack

An American paper reported that US spy agency CIA had had information in advance of a terrorist attack that took place in Iran in 2007 but did nothing to prevent it.

Based on the report appeared on the New York Times on Saturday the US Central Intelligence Agency learned about the car bombing attack by the so-called Jundallah terrorist group in southeastern Iran beforehand.

Eleven members of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) died in the incident.   

The terrorist group has carried out numerous bombings, assassination attempts, and terrorist attacks against Iranian government officials and civilians, including women and children.

Intelligence forces detained Jundallah's ringleader, Abdolmalek Rigi, in February 2010. He was executed in June the same year after being found guilty of 79 criminal charges.

 In his confessions he said he had dealings with the US government and was promised unlimited funds and resources for “waging an insurgency” in Iran.