Sweden-backed orchestrator of Ahvaz terrorist attack executed
Among Habib Farajollah Chaab's confessions is carrying out an attack on a military parade back in 2018 that killed 25 people.
Iranian media reported that the death sentence against Habib Farajollah Chaab, also known as Habib Asyud, the ringleader of the Harkat Al-Nazal terrorist group, was carried out on Saturday morning.
On March 12, Iran’s Judiciary affirmed the death sentence “on charges of corruption on earth through the formation, management, and leadership of a rebel group called Harkat Al-Nazal and the design and execution of numerous terrorist operations in Khuzestan province.”
He admitted to planning several terrorist acts including the attack on a military parade back in 2018 that killed 25 people.
Chaab acknowledged receiving Swedish citizenship and government support and admitted receiving a gadget that would alert Swedish security personnel to his whereabouts whenever he was in danger, as per Iranian media.
He was arrested in 2020 by Iranian security forces.
Terrorism has hit Iran frequently in the past years. On October 26, 2022, an armed terrorist entered the Shah Cheragh shrine at approximately 5:45 p.m. local time (14:15 GMT) a little before evening prayers, and by opening fire, killed 13 pilgrims, a woman, and two children in cold blood, leaving at least 40 others wounded.
On March 19, an Iranian court sentenced two persons to death over their involvement in the deadly terrorist attack last October on the shrine in Shiraz.
On November 16, seven people were killed and ten were wounded after terrorists opened fire at a crowded market in the town of Izeh, Khuzestan.
At the time, Iranian government spokesperson Ali Bahadori Jahromi said that recent terror attacks that took place on November 16 in Khuzesatan and Isfahan were the outcomes of the West's failure to destabilize Iran's civil order via anti-Iran propaganda.
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