Iran has arrested nine members of a terrorist group in Karaj, the Fars news agency reported today citing an official source who requested anonymity. Two terrorists managed to escape.
The officers seized 30 pistols, 50 hand grenades and five rifles.
One of the arrested was an official during Mohammad Khatami's presidency.
The members of the group had planned to murder opposition representatives, and later accuse the government of committing the crime, the news agency reported.
According to the information, the detained men received military training from the U.S.