Kuwait charges 24 `linked to Iran` with plotting attacks

The Kuwaiti authorities on Tuesday charged 24 people suspected of links to Iran and Shiite militia group Hezbollah with plotting attacks against the Gulf state, prosecutors said.

AFP| Last Updated: Sep 01, 2015, 18:52 PM IST

Kuwait City: The Kuwaiti authorities on Tuesday charged 24 people suspected of links to Iran and Shiite militia group Hezbollah with plotting attacks against the Gulf state, prosecutors said.

The men were charged with "spying for the Islamic republic of Iran and Hezbollah to carry out aggressive acts against the state of Kuwait" by smuggling in and assembling explosives, as well as firearms and ammunition, the public prosecutor said in a statement carried by official news agency KUNA.