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Iran Claims It Has Arrested Three Mossad Operatives

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Iran’s Intelligence Ministry forces in the southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan have captured three individuals who had links with the Israel’s Mossad spy agency, reports Iranian media.

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According to the IRGC-linked Tasnim News Agency, the Intelligence Ministry’s office in Sistan and Balouchestan said in a statement that the three arrestees were involved in disseminating classified information and documents.

The prosecutor general of the province announced at a press conference on Tuesday that the arrestees had plans to assassinate Iranian nuclear scientists.

“The arrest of these Mossad operatives came after a complicated intelligence operation that lasted for eight months of monitoring,” Prosecutor-General of the Southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan Mehdi Shamsabadi said, according to the Fars News Agency. He added that the case is under investigation and soon a lawsuit will be filed against them.

“The defendants have confessed that some of them had been in direct contact with Mossad officers,” he stated.

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