|Participant in Sistan and Baluchestan insurgency|
Jaish ul-Adl logo
anti-Islamic Republic of Iran
|Area of operations||Sistan and Baluchestan Province, Iran|
Harakat Ansar Iran|
Saudi Arabia (alleged)
Jaish ul-Adl or Jaish al-Adl (Army of Justice) is a Sunni insurgent group based in Sistan and Baluchestan province of Iran, responsible for several attacks against civilians and military personnel in Iran.
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. Its first major attack occurred in October 2013. Jaish ul-Adl is a designated terrorist organization by Iran.
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.
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