Rebels kill 21 people in Iran

Rebels posing as security forces have killed 21 people in south-eastern Iran.

Rebels posing as security forces have killed 21 people in south-eastern Iran.

National police chief Gen. Esmaeil Ahmadi Moghaddam accused US and British intelligence services of encouraging Iranian rebels to attack people, the official Iranian news agency reported.

Rebels posing as policemen and soldiers stopped people and killed them on Zabol-Zahedan road in Sistan-Baluchestan province, which borders Pakistan and Afghanistan, the agency quoted Moghaddam as saying.

“Twenty one people have been martyred and seven injured,” Moghaddam said.

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