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A suspected terrorist attack targets two major gas pipelines in Burajen, Iran, on Wednesday night.

The National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) revealed that a terrorist attack targeted two major gas transmission pipelines in the southwestern province of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari, and the southern province of Fars on Wednesday, resulting in a colossal blast and a blazing fire afterward.

The head of dispatching operations at the NIGC, Saeed Aqli, revealed that the attack took place at 1 a.m. on Wednesday, adding that a management session to resume operations and counter the effect of the attack was congregated soon after in collaboration with Oil Minister Javad Owji and other deputy oil ministers, as well as high-ranking security officers.

A target of terrorist activity

This comes only a month after security forces in Iran successfully identified and apprehended the four main individuals sought in connection with a terrorist attack on the police headquarters in Rask County, located in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan last month.

Iranian Police Chief Brigadier General Ahmadreza Radan reported that the terrorists were ambushed and apprehended in recent days through an operation conducted by counter-terrorism police units. He highlighted that this successful operation dealt a significant blow to the Pakistan-based so-called Jaish-ul-Adl terror group, which had claimed responsibility for the attack.

The police chief mentioned that various firearms and devices intended for terrorist activities were seized from the detainees, emphasizing that a thorough investigation is currently underway, and the findings will be made public once the process is completed.

He additionally mentioned that Iranian police forces have acquired crucial information regarding other individuals implicated in the deadly terrorist attack.