The arrested terrorists sought to carry out more acts of terror and sabotage in the province to trigger discord among people.
A local security official in southeastern province Sistan and Baluchestan said the members of the terrorist team arrested just recently have confessed to killing police officers and Basij members.
Ali Asghar MirShekari told the Islamic Republic News Agency on Friday that four members of the terrorist gang who were arrested Thursday night and Friday morning have said they participated in the operation leading to the martyrdom of law enforcement forces based in Aspich station.
They also took part in an operation against another station, the deputy governor general for security affairs added.
He said the arrested terrorists were even planning to conduct further sabotage and acts of terror in the province to materialize the goals of their masters who are seeking to sow discord among provincial people and create terror among them.