GFATF - LLL - Ansar Al Furqan

Ansar Al-Furqan


Established In: 2013;

Key Members: Salahuddin Farooqui;

Operational Area: Sistan and Baluchestan Province, Khuzestan Province;

Involved In: Assasinations, Armed Attacks, Bomb Attacks, Kidnapping;

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General Info:

Ansar Al-Furqan is a Sunni Baloch militant organization active in Sistan and Baluchestan insurgency and a designated terrorist organization by Iran. The terrorist group was established in December 2013 by a merger of Harakat al-Ansar and Hizbul-Furqan.

According to Terrorism Research & Analysis Consortium, they have ties to Al-Nusra Front, Jaish ul-Adl, Katibat al Asad Al Islamia and Jeish Muhammad.

During the 2017-18 Iranian protests, Ansar Al-Furqan claimed responsibility for bombing an oil pipeline in Ahvaz, a city located in Iran‘s Khuzestan province.

They also took responsibility for 2018 Chabahar suicide bombing which killed two people and injured around 48 others.