Dubai: Saudi Arabia has busted a 10-member terrorist cell trained by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Monday.
Major General Bassam Zaki Attia, spokesperson for the Presidency of State Security, said the terror cell was discovered last week during security monitoring. The cell members received military and field training within sites belonging to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard.
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He said the 10 members were arrested, three of them received training in Iran. The cell was formed between October and December 2017, the spokesperson added.
Maj. Gen Attia said: “Their training took place in two locations and included field exercises and making explosives. The security operation seized a large number of weapons, explosives, chemicals, and electronic devices and equipment from a house and a farm.”