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Intelligence forces confiscate antiques

Tehran, Intelligence forces in Khuzestan Province on Thursday confiscated a consignment of antiques, consisting 908 pieces.

According to local intelligence office in the province these antiques consisted of historical coins, bayonets, bells, candlesticks, armbands, bracelets, gold, silver and iron rings, glass flasks, daggers, mugs, utensils and warfare.

These invaluable antiques dated back to various historical ages, an expert at the cultural heritage organization in the province said on Thursday.

The consignment was to be shipped to European countries but the vigilance of the intelligence ministry thwarted the conspiracy.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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