Iran arrests "anti-revolutionary" elements inciting protests

Source: Xinhua| 2020-07-17 23:30:03|Editor: huaxia

TEHRAN, July 17 (Xinhua) -- Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) arrested a number of people affiliated to "anti-revolutionary" groups who were inciting protests in the northeastern province of Khorasan Razavi, semi-official Fars news agency reported Friday.

"Some of these elements have records of actions such as spying against national security, stirring chaos and trying to disturb public order via cyberspace," IRGC announced in a statement.

A day earlier, social media reported the calls for protests and rallies in Khorasan Razavi and some other Iranian cities.

Also, the IRGC forces identified and destroyed "a terrorist cell" in Shiraz city of Fars Province, Fars reported Friday. Enditem