Iran thwarts major terrorist plot

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Tehran, June 20 (IANS) Iran has thwarted one of the biggest terrorist plots in Tehran recently, the intelligence ministry said on Monday.

“The anti-Islamist Takfiri group had schemed to carry out a series of bombings in different parts of the country (including in Tehran) on the occasions to come,” Xinhua news agency cited a statement as saying.

“In the operations, the terrorists were detained and a number of bombs, ready to explode, and a sizeable amount of materials for making bombs were seized,” the statement said.

Further disclosures will be made as the investigation process advances, it added.



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