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), also known as People's Resistance Movement of Iran (PRMI) (not to be confused with People's Mujahedin of Iran), is a militant Islamist Sunni organization based in Balochistan that claims to be fighting for the rights of Sunni Muslims in Iran, and is responsible for numerous attacks in Iran, targeting both civilians and military personnel. It was founded by Abdolmalek Rigi who was captured and executed in Iran in 2010. It is believed to have 1,000 fighters and claims to have killed 400 Iranian soldiers. and many more civilians. It is a part of the Baloch insurgency in Pakistan and in Iran's Sistan and Baluchistan Province. The group started under the name of Jundallah and later renamed itself as the People's Resistance Movement of Iran. The group has been designated a terrorist organization by Iran, and has been linked to and taken credit for, numerous acts of terror, kidnapping and smuggling narcotics. Many observers believe the group is linked to al-Qaeda. Iran has long alleged that the U.S. government is supporting Jundallah. Several other sources such the ABC News, Daily Telegraph, and journalist Seymour Hersh have also reported that Jundullah has received support from United States against the government of Iran, - Source: Wikipedia

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