Iran arrests 40 “terrorists”

Politics Materials 21 July 2016 13:44 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 21

By Khalid Kazimov – Trend:

Iranian security forces have arrested 40 members of a “terrorist group” in the eastern parts of the country, a high-ranking security official said.

Iran’s Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani-Fazli has said the suspects were arrested over the past two nights, IRNA news agency reported July 21.

“The terrorists dug a 40-meter-long tunnel at depth of 20 meters under a house to carry out explosions and terrorist attacks,” added the minister.

He did not disclose further details on the location of the operation.