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Iranian security forces kill two terrorists in Chabahar, arrest five

ANI  |  Tehran [Iran] 

Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi has said that two terrorist were killed and five others arrested by the security forces in Sistan-and-Baluchestan province's Chabahar city on Wednesday.

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.

Alavi further said that a terrorist group was also busted in Kordestan province on Wednesday.

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 ammunitions from the terrorists.

This comes after last week's terror attacks in Tehran in which 17 people were killed and over 50 others injured.

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First Published: Thu, June 15 2017. 12:28 IST