IRGC Dismantles Terror Outfit

IRGC Dismantles Terror Outfit IRGC Dismantles Terror Outfit

Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has dismantled a terrorist group in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, killing and wounding several terrorists.

IRGC's Qods Headquarters dispatched its units to Qasr-e- Qand town after receiving information about the presence of a terrorist group in the area and engaged with the group in ther rugged mountainous areas on Thursday, the IRGC said in a statement, according to Press TV.

The statement did not provide details about the number of terrorists killed and wounded in the clashes and their affiliation but said a number of the assailants escaped.

"During the anti-terror operation, the Qods Headquarters fighters destroyed a vehicle carrying 600 kilograms of explosives, seized five bombs ready to be used in suicide attacks, 700 kilograms of explosives, tens of thousands of bullets and a cache of weapons and ammunition," the statement read.

  Fight to Continue  

The Guard stressed that the anti-terror operations will continue until all the fugitive terrorists are captured, noting that future developments will be announced to the public.

On Wednesday, security forces killed two terrorists and arrested five others in Chabahar, a port city in the same province, and arrested members of another terrorist group in the western province of Kordestan.

According to informed sources, the terrorists belonged to the so-called Ansar al-Furqan group.

Explosive vests and explosives and ammunitions were seized from the terrorists.

The crackdown on has come in the wake of last week's terror attacks in Tehran, which killed at least 17 people and injured over 50 others.

On June 7, gunmen mounted almost simultaneous assaults on parliament and the mausoleum of the late founder of the Islamic Republic Imam Khomeini. The self-styled Islamic State terror outfit claimed responsibility for the assaults.

Dozens of terrorists have been detained since the Tehran attacks.


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