Iranian authorities have arrested several Christians in the Tehran province accused of planning a religious and cultural attack against the country.

The governor of Tehran, Morteza Tamaddon, vowed to find and detain members involved in a movement he called “deviated” and “corrupt.”

“The leaders of this movement have been arrested in Tehran province and more will be arrested in the near future,” he said, according to official news agency IRNA on Tuesday.

It is unclear whether the Christians being held are Iranian or foreigners, as the government has yet to reveal their identities. But Tamaddon has described them as “tabshiri” or missionaries.

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