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Iranian intelligence says it busted alleged Israeli spy network

Iranian officials said the alleged Mossad operatives planned to use weapons during riots in Iran and were arrested at the western border.

Iranian intelligence said Tuesday that they thwarted a Mossad plot to carry out acts of sabotage in the Islamic Republic. 

Intelligence forces arrested alleged members of an Israeli intelligence network on Iran’s western border and seized several guns, grenades and pieces of ammunition. The purported Mossad operatives allegedly planned to use the equipment during riots in Iranian cities and had also attempted to carry out “acts of sabotage” during the Iranian election in June, the semi-official Iranian Students News Agency reported. 

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