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Iran foils major terrorist attacks in Tehran and other provinces. Picture: Shi'ite fighters detain men suspected of being linked to Islamic State in the town of Hamrin in Salahuddin province March 1, 2015.Reuters

Several people were arrested over the last few days after security forces foiled Takfiri-Wahabi groups' alleged plot to carry out terror attacks in Tehran and other provinces, Iran's Intelligence Ministry reportedly said on Monday.

The Sunni Muslim militants had allegedly planned bomb attacks against the Shia Islamic Republic, Reuters reported, citing state news agency.

"In a criminal plot of the anti-Islamic terrorist takfiri groups, a series of bombings had been planned in several places of the country for the coming days ... the terrorists were arrested and some bombs and a huge amount of explosives were seized," the ministry said.

Iran's Supreme National Security Council Secretary Ali Shamkhani had on Sunday said the security forces had arrested several militants who were allegedly planning terror attacks in the holy month of Ramadan, according to Press TV.

"Wherever it may occur in Iran, any suspicious move will be swiftly detected; this is thanks to the presence of the people and capable and experienced organizations," Iran's Supreme National Security Council Secretary Ali Shamkhani said in a statement on Sunday.

Iranian authorities had reportedly said the Islamic State group in Syria have also devised "plots and conspiracies" against Iran.

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