Online chatter: Iran-backed militia group claims ‘resistance’ cells in Washington, D.C.

Online chatter: Iran-backed militia group claims ‘resistance’ cells in Washington, D.C.
Iran-backed Hashd militia troops flying the Khataib Hezbollah flag man a U.S. 155mm howitzer in fighting in Iraq. (Image via Twitter, Mohamad 6234)

[Ed. – MEMRI has them making threats and menacing claims in an online forum.  The claim is certainly plausible.]  

Kawtheryoon Electronic Team, a Telegram network used by Iranian militia groups and supporters, claimed in a recent posting that Iranian “resistance cells are rooted even in America and its capital,” according to a copy of the English-language posting captured by the Middle East Media Research Institute, which tracks radical groups.

The group additionally claimed that terror factions associated with Iran are growing stronger and attracting more support than ever before. The group demanded the United States withdraw all of its troops from Iraq and the Middle East. The post included a picture of caskets containing U.S. soldiers.

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