He said that two of the arrested were from a "neighbouring country".
A member of Iran's Intelligence Ministry forces also lost his life during the clashes in Chabahar.
"A group of seven terrorists who wanted to attack a barracks in Chabahar (in Sistan-Baluchistan province) was dismantled on Wednesday," Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said, quoted by the official news agency IRNA.
"Five people, including two nationals from a neighbouring country, were arrested and two others were killed. Unfortunately, an intelligence agent was also killed," he added.
A second "terrorist group" was broken up in Iranian Kurdistan in the nnorth-west Alavi said, without elaborating.
"Saudi Arabia is sponsoring terrorist groups in Iran," he said.
Tensions between the regional rivals flared after twin attacks on June 7 on the parliament and the shrine of revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in Tehran in which 17 people were killed.
The IRNA news agency quoted a source as saying that the terrorists belonged to the so-called Ansar al-Furqan group.
The forces also seized a number of explosive and ammunition from the terrorists.
This comes after last week's terror attacks in Tehran in which 17 people were killed and over 50 others injured.
Sistan-Baluchistan province, which borders Afghanistan and Pakistan, has seen repeated attacks by Sunni militants against the security forces of mainly Shiite Iran.
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KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on March 28, 2023 (Tuesday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||345.5||349|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||35.92||36.27|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||178||180|
KARACHI - The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 204,300 on Tuesday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs175,160.
Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs163,624 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 190,880.
Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.
|Lahore||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Karachi||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Islamabad||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Peshawar||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Quetta||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Sialkot||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Attock||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Gujranwala||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Jehlum||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Multan||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Gujrat||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Nawabshah||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Chakwal||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Hyderabad||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Nowshehra||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Sargodha||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Faisalabad||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
|Mirpur||PKR 204,300||PKR 2,465|
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