Jaish ul-Adl

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Jaish ul-Adl
Participant in Sistan and Baluchestan insurgency
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Jaish ul-Adl logo
Active Late 2013–present
Ideology Salafist jihadism
anti-Islamic Republic of Iran
Leaders Salahuddin Farooqui[1]
Headquarters Balochistan, Pakistan[2]
Area of operations Sistan and Baluchestan Province, Iran
Size 100+
Originated as Jundallah[2]
Allies

Al-Qaeda

Harakat Ansar Iran[2]
Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia (alleged)[3]
Pakistan Pakistan (alleged)[4]
Opponents Iran Iran[2]

Jaish ul-Adl or Jaish al-Adl (Army of Justice) is a Sunni insurgent group based in Sistan and Baluchestan province of Iran,[5] responsible for several attacks against civilians and military personnel in Iran.[6]

The group was founded in 2012 by members of Jundallah, a Sunni militant group that had been weakened following Iran's capture and execution of its leader, Abdul Malik Rigi, in 2010.[1] Its first major attack occurred in October 2013.[1] Jaish ul-Adl is a designated terrorist organization by Iran.[6]

Attacks[edit]

In April 26 2017 the group claim an ambush were killed at least nine Iranian border guards were killed and two others were injured while patrolling at the Pakistan-Iran border. Jaish ul-Adl claimed responsibility for the attack.[7]

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