Iran arrests Daesh-linked terrorist in Tehran Province

Iran arrests Daesh-linked terrorist in Tehran Province

A division of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says it has arrested a Takfiri terrorist linked to a Daesh-affiliated ring, which planned to carry out hundreds of terror attacks in the capital, Tehran, Press TV reports.

The Daesh element was apprehended in the Andisheh town in Shahriar County, Tehran Province, Colonel Amin Yaamini, the commander of the local IRGC division, told a news conference, Mehr News Agency reported on Wednesday.

The arrestee, he said, belonged to the Daesh-affiliated Ajnad al-Sham (Soldiers of the Levant) group, which is mainly active in the western Syrian provinces of Idlib and Hama.

“So far, very important information has been collected from the Daesh element's phone, and he remains under investigation,” he said.

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