Iran detains 2 Sunni militants near Pakistan border

September 20, 2016 3:15 PM

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TEHRAN, Iran – Iranian media says the Revolutionary Guard has detained two Sunni militants near the border with Pakistan, where clashes erupted earlier this month.

The semi-official Fars news agency said Tuesday that the Guard seized weapons and ammunition, and defused two bombs that the militants had planned to detonate in crowded areas.

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