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Iran Nabs 17 CIA Spies, Executes Some Of Them: Authorities

TEHRAN: Iranian authorities on Monday claimed to have broken a network of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) by apprehending 17 citizens acting as spies for the United States (US) based agency.

According to Iranian media, the Iranian authorities have nabbed 17 citizens under espionage charges and executed some of them.

Iran-based news agency Fars has claimed that the country’s intelligence agency has confirmed the news of the arrest and execution of CIA’s spies.

The spokesperson of Iran’s ministry of intelligence has claimed that the apprehended 17 spies were employees of the various important private sector, economic infrastructural, nuclear, military organizations and had collected important data in this regard.