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Prosecutor: Key member of terrorist grouplet arrested in Khash

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Zahedan, Sistan-Baluchestan prov, June 26, IRNA -- Zahedan Public and Revolutionary Prosecutor Mohammad Marzieh said one key member of a terrorist grouplet was arrested during operations to destroy their circle.

He said the arrested agent confessed that the team was affiliated to Ansar al-Furqan terrorist group.

Talking to reporters here in southeastern country on Sunday, he further noted that law enforcement forces clashed with a terrorist cell near the city of Khash during which six of the terrorists were killed.

The commander of the terrorist team was arrested, the official said, adding that initial investigations proved his affiliation with Ansar al-Furqan terrorist grouplet.

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