TEHRAN (Iran News) – Intelligence Ministry demolishes three terrorist teams . According to the Ministry of Intelligence, three terrorist teams have been disbanded in Sistan-Baluchestan and West Azerbaijan provinces and the perpetrators of the March 21 terrorist bombing in Saravan have been arrested.
The ministry said members of the team in Sistan-Baluchestan are affiliated to the Jaish al-Adl terrorist group, who had been receiving military training in a foreign country and committed the crime under the leadership of the group.
Two pistols were found from the evil leader of the terrorist team, along with some tools and materials for making bombs, according to the ministry.
It added the leader of the terrorist group has a history of drug trafficking and murder.
Last year (March 2020 – March 2021), amid the pandemic, Iran has participated in more than 20 regional and international events online, in cooperation with the UNODC office in Tehran, he highlighted, IRNA reported on Tuesday.
The counter-narcotics agencies and police forces succeeded in detecting about 1,150 tons of various types of narcotics by strengthening the mechanisms for monitoring and exchanging information between the responsible organizations.
This volume of discoveries is a new and unprecedented record in the fight against drugs, which shows a growth of about 41 percent compared to 2019; some 90 percent of the substances found were opium, 26 percent heroin, and 48 percent morphine.
This success has been achieved with the martyrdom of 10 law enforcement and counter-narcotics forces in the global front against drug transit.
Jaish al-Adl (Soldiers of Justice) is a group that has history of conducting terrorist attacks in southeast Iran.
The ministry added the armed team that had entered West Azerbaijan to extort and carry out terrorist acts was monitored and after an armed conflict in the border area of Urmia, two of them were killed and one escaped. It added the team had entered Iran from the Iraqi region.