"Iran behind plot to bomb opposition rally in Paris": official

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Paris, Oct. 3 (BNA): French officials say "Iran's ministry of intelligence was behind a plot to bomb a rally of Iranian opposition groups in Paris in June."


In a statement, the French government said it "had frozen the assets of two senior Iranian officials," the BBC reported. 


"In a possibly linked development on Tuesday, police in the French city of Dunkirk raided a Shiite group's centre with close ties to Iran. They made several arrests and froze the assets of the group."



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BNA 0740 GMT 2018/10/03