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Mossad Operatives Arrested in Iran

21 Jun 2022, 21:37 GMT+10

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran's Intelligence Ministry forces in the southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan have captured three individuals who had links with the Zionist regime's Mossad spy agency.

- Politics news -

The Intelligence Ministry's office in Sistan and Balouchestan said in a statement that the three arrestees were involved in disseminating classified information and documents.

The prosecutor general of the province announced at a press conference on Tuesday that the arrestees had plans to assassinate Iranian nuclear scientists.

Mahdi Shamsabadi said the Mossad operatives have been arrested in a complicated intelligence operation and after 8 months of careful monitoring activities.

Ample evidence has been gathered against them, in such a way that they did not make any objection when a warrant for their arrest was issued, he added.

Shamsabadi noted that some members of the ring were arrested in Sistan and Balouchestan, while a number of other members and operatives have been captured outside the province.

"The defendants have confessed that some of them had been in direct contact with Mossad officers," he stated.

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