2021-May-19 03:23
Politics
2021-May-1  15:55

IRGC Dismantles Counterrevolutionary Group in Northwestern Iran

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps traced and dismantled an anti-revolutionary group in Northwest of the country, IRGC Intelligence Organization reported.

IRGC Intelligence forces dismantled a hostile counterrevolutionary group dubbed as Hoboot Iran” (Fall of Iran) in the Northwest of the country on Saturday, the report said.  

It further said the group has been seeking to instigating various anti-Iran movements since early 2018.  

Foreign-based monarchists were behind the group and it was funded and supported by certain Western regimes and the Saudi regime, the report said.  

Elaborating on the operations of the group, the report said the elements of the counterrevolutionary group disguised in the uniforms of Iranian Armed Forces and recorded videos whereby they instigated people to take to streets in protest.

In a similar operation on April 24, the IRGC dismantled a terrorist band on in Sistan and Balouchestan province, Southeast of Iran.

IRGC Ground Force announced in a statement that a terrorist team that had earlier entered Iran to conduct terrorist moves was destroyed in an ambush by the IRGC Qods Base early on Saturday April 24.

Three members of the terror band were killed in the operation and a number of weapons and ammunitions were also confiscated, the statement added.