Three Iranians have been arrested in the southeastern Pakistan for alleged involvement in a deadly bombing in Iran’s Sistan-Baluchestan province.
On October 18, at least 41 people, including top commanders of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) were killed in an explosion during a unity conference between Sunni and Shia tribal leaders in the borderline city of Pishin.
“They are Iranian Baluch and are suspected to be involved in the planning” of the terrorist bombing in Iran last month, Reuters reported, quoting a Pakistani intelligence official. Talking on the condition of anonymity, the official gave no further details.
The Pakistan-based Jundallah terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the bomb blast.
Iran has called on Pakistan to help track down the terrorists behind the attack to bring them to justice.
Iranian officials have accused certain foreign countries, including the US, Britain, Pakistan as well as Saudi Arabia of supporting Jundallah.
Spearheaded by Abdulmalek Rigi, Jundallah terrorists have staged a tidal wave of bombings and terrorist attacks in Iran.
Abdulhamid Rigi, the apprehended brother of the Jundallah point man, told Press TV in a recent interview that Abdulmalek had held several “confidential” meetings with the FBI and CIA agents in Karachi and Islamabad.
He added that during one of the meetings, two female US agents had offered Rigi weapons, safe bases i… >>>