Iran says busts armed "separatist" group

Source: Xinhua| 2020-07-27 04:02:53|Editor: huaxia

TEHRAN, July 26 (Xinhua) -- An armed "separatist" group was bust in Mahshahr city in the southwestern Iranian province of Khuzestan, Heydar Abbas-Zadeh, police chief of the province, announced on Sunday.

The group staged an armed assault on the house of a local Basij (volunteer forces) commander and another member of Basij on Wednesday night, Abbas-Zadeh was quoted as saying.

Khuzestan Province has been the scene of occasional clashes between the Iranian security forces and armed groups of Arab minorities over the past years. Enditem

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