IRGC Forces Smash Terrorist Cell in SE

IRGC Forces Smash Terrorist Cell in SEIRGC Forces Smash Terrorist Cell in SE

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force late on Monday managed to disband a terrorist cell in a border area in Iran’s southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan.

In a statement released on Tuesday, the IRGC Ground Force announced that its forces clashed with a terrorist cell that intended to infiltrate into the country from Tahlab in Mirjaveh near the border with Pakistan, Tasnim News Agency reported.

In the clash and exchange of fire between, three militants were killed and a number of others were injured and fled to Pakistan, according to the statement.    

Two local Basij (volunteer) forces and an IRGC member were also martyred in the clash.

Police and security forces, including the IRGC, have been  successful in helping ensure security in Sistan and Balouchestan despite the long and porous borders with Pakistan and Afghanistan, harsh weather conditions and inhospitable terrain.


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