Pro-Daesh Afghan, Pakistani nationals arrested in border areas: Interior minister

Tehran, Sept 8, IRNA - Minister of the Interior Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said here on Monday Afghan and Pakistan nationals, who were trying to cross Iranian borderlines to join the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (also known as Daesh) terrorists in Iraq, have been arrested.

Speaking in a local gathering, Rahmani Fazli underscored that the Iranian military forces and residents of the border areas are fully vigilant against Daesh plots to counter potential threats.

He added that Iranian forces are on full alert, as the Daesh terrorist group is failing in Iraq.

Iraqi nation has suffered horrendous losses from Daesh terrorists, the minister said, adding the terrorists have failed and are pulling back from Iran's neighboring Arab country.