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2 Nabbed Over IRGC Local Commander’s Assassination

2 Nabbed Over IRGC Local Commander’s Assassination2 Nabbed Over IRGC Local Commander’s Assassination

Islamic Revolution Guards Corps forces have arrested two people behind the Monday night’s assassination of a local IRGC commander in Iran’s southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan.

The public relations department of Qods base of the IRGC Ground Forces in southeastern Iran announced on Tuesday that two perpetrators of the assassination have been captured, while two other terrorists were shot down in a gunfight, Tasnim News Agency reported.

Ruhollah Aali, commander of an IRGC battalion at Kurin, a district of the provincial capital of Zahedan, was shot by two terrorists while on duty on a road between Zahedan and Kurin. The martyr was commander of battalion of Kurin, under the command of Brigade 110 of Salman Corps of Sistan-Baluchestan Province.

Since a couple of years ago, the IRGC has been tasked with ensuring security of southeastern border areas in cooperation with the local residents. Located in southeast Iran, Sistan-Baluchestan borders Pakistan and Afghanistan, and has a long coastline along Oman Sea.

 

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