Iran arrests 27 ISIL-linked terrorists

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Tehran (ISNA) – Iran’s intelligence ministry released a statement, announcing the arrest of 27 militants linked to the Islamic State group.

“The suspects, arrested before the swear-in ceremony of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday were intending to carry out terrorist acts in the Iranian central and religious cities," the ministry statement said.

“17 of them were detained in Iran and 10 others were arrested outside the country in their command centers,” it added.

“In the arrest operations, the Iranian ministry has had intelligence cooperation with a regional intelligence service. Some military hardware and ammunition were seized from the suspects,” the statement noted.

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