Anti-Aircraft Gun Seized in Police Raid on Terrorist Arms Depot in SE Iran
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Police forces in Iran’s southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan raided an arms depot run by the so-called Jaish al-Adl terrorist group, confiscating assault rifles and ammunition, including an anti-aircraft 14.5 mm gun.
Provincial police commander General Hossein Rahimi told Tasnim that his forces raided the arms depot in Koohsefid region, near the city of Saravan, on Friday.
During the raid, carried out after a complicated intelligence operation, a huge amount of weapons was confiscated, including 35 AK-47 machine guns, two SPG-9 guns, an anti-aircraft 14.5 mm gun with a range of 7 kilometers and tens of cartridges, as well as a huge amount of ammunition, he added.
According to the commander, members of Jaish al-Adl terrorist group had plans to use the weapons against civilians in Sistan and Balouchestan Province.
In late April, the notorious group killed 10 Iranian border guards in a cross-border attack on the frontier with Pakistan near the city of Mirjaveh in the same province.