TEHRAN (Dispatches) – The Iranian police have managed to foil several terrorist attempts in different parts of the country during the holy fasting month of Ramadan, the spokesman for Iran’s Police said.
Brigadier General Montazer-al-Mahdi said on Tuesday, in a recent cross-border operation in the northwestern city of Sardasht in West Azarbaijan Province, the Law Enforcement forces managed to prevent the infiltration of 20 members of an armed group.
During the clash with the terrorists, two Iranian border guards were martyred, he added.
In another operation in the southeastern city of Saravan in Sistan and Balouchestan Province, a suicide bomber was shot dead by police before doing anything and large amounts of ammunition, a suicide vest, and explosives were seized, the spokesman said.
He went on to say that during another operation in the eastern province of South Khorasan, four terrorists that had intended to mount terrorist attacks during religious ceremonies in Ramadan were identified and arrested.