Jaish ul-Adl, or Jaish al-Adl (Arabic: جيش العدل)(Balochi: جئیش الئدل), meaning Army of Justice, is a Salafi jihadist terrorist organization that operates in Pakistan and the Sistan and Baluchestan Province of Iran. It is responsible for several attacks against civilians and military personnel in Iran. The group claims that it is a separatist group fighting for independence of Sistan and Baluchistan Province and greater rights for Baluch people.
|Participant in Sistan and Baluchestan insurgency|
Jaish ul-Adl logo and flag
|Active||Late 2012 – present|
anti-Islamic Republic of Iran
|Area of operations||Sistan and Baluchestan Province, Iran|
|Designated as a terrorist organisation by|
United States (from 3 July 2019)
The group was founded in 2012 by members of Jundallah, a Sunni extremist militant group that had been weakened following Iran's capture and execution of its leader, Abdolmalek Rigi, in 2010. Its first major attack occurred in October 2013. Jaish ul-Adl is a designated terrorist organization by Iran, Japan and the USA.
On April 26, 2017, the group claimed an ambush killed at least nine Iranian border guards and two others were injured while patrolling at the Pakistan–Iran border. Jaish ul-Adl claimed responsibility for the attack.
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