Two Iranian agents arrested in Kenya were planning attacks on American, Israeli, British or Saudi Arabian targets in the African country, the Associated Press reported on Monday, citing unnamed Kenyan officials.
According to the AP report, Kenyan security forces arrested the Iranians last month. The agents led security officials to 33 pounds of RDX, a powerful explosive, in the coastal city of Mombasa near where several Israeli-owned hotels are located.
The officials told the AP that the plot appeared to fit into a pattern by Iranian agents to target foreign interests.
The Iranians are members of the secretive and elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps Quds Force, one official told the AP.
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