Shipment of weapons seized  in west Iran

TEHRAN, May 12 (MNA) – A statement by the public relations department of the IRGC Amir al-Mo'menin Base in Ilam province said Wed. that a shipment of weapons was confiscated in the west of the country.

According to the statement the public relations department of the IRGC Amir al-Mo'menin Base in Ilam province, the shipment of weapons was seized by the security forces in a mountainous area in the western province bordering Iraq.

The statement added that the weapons were special guns used in assassinations and terrorism-related operations.

It also said that the consignment included 60 weapons, including 50 pistols special for carrying out terrorist operations and 10 AK47 rifles, which were planned to be transported to the central regions inside the country in order to be used in terrorist attacks in the run-up to the June presidential elections.

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