Increase in Terror Attacks in Border Regions

Increase in Terror Attacks in Border RegionsIncrease in Terror Attacks in Border Regions

Police Chief Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari said terrorists have increased their activities along the borders with the support of some countries.  

Speaking to reporters in Tehran on Wednesday, Ashtari pointed to recent attacks against Iranian border guards. “The activities of antirevolutionary agents and terrorist groups have surged due to the support they receive from some countries,” Tasnim News Agency reported.

He did not mention any country by name.

“The border guards are strongly defending the borders and standing against the attacks.”

He added that some terrorist attacks resulted in the martyrdom of a number of border guards.

IRNA reported on Wednesday that a border police officer was shot dead by unknown assailants in western Kurdestan Province.

“Armin Fakhri was martyred in line of duty,” said Colonel Ali-Reza Kordlu, the commander of Border Police of Baneh, a border city in Kurdestan Province.


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