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Iran Says Foiled 2007 Attempt to Kill Ahmadinejad, Mehr Reports

May 14, 2012

Iranian forces foiled a 2007 attempt by Sunni Muslim group Jundallah to assassinate President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Mehr reported, citing the Intelligence Ministry.

The Jundallah group sought to carry out a suicide attack during Ahmadinejad’s visit to the city of Iranshahr in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchistan, the state-run news agency said yesterday, citing a statement.

To contact the reporter on this story: Ladane Nasseri in Dubai at lnasseri@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Andrew J. Barden at barden@bloomberg.net


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