IRGC Disbands Anti-Revolutionary Group in Western Iran
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) forces in West of Iran destroyed an anti-revolutionary cell and inflicted heavy losses on the group.
The officials at IRGC’s regional Najaf Ashraf headquarters announced that the positions of the “arrogant powers’ hirelings and anti-revolutionary elements” in Western Iran were destroyed.
During the operations, a number of anti-revolutionary forces were killed and injured and a considerable amount of their weapons and ammunition were seized.
Also one of the IRGC forces named Seyed Abdolhamid Hosseini was martyred in the operations.
In April, the IRGC disbanded a terrorist cell in the Southeastern Sistan and Balouchestan province, killing all its members.
“On Monday morning, a terrorist group affiliated to the foreign spy agencies was disbanded in Qasr-e Qand and Nikshahr regions in Southeastern Iran with the decisive action of the forces deployed at the IRGC Ground Force base in the region, and all its (the terrorist group’s) members were killed,” the public relations department of the IRGC Ground Force’s Quds base said in a statement on April 6.
The statement added that the operations were carried out after a series of reconnaissance and chase operations in recent days during which a large cache of weapons, munitions and communication tools were also discovered and seized by the IRGC forces.
In a relevant development in January, Iranian police forces disbanded a terrorist network in Sistan and Balouchestan province.
“After a number of sabotage operations in the Southern part of Sistan and Balouchestan province, 18 members of a terrorist grouplet were arrested in Eastern Iran as a result of three months of round-the-clock efforts by the police forces and the good cooperation of the people in the province,” Commander of the Law Enforcement Police in Sistan and Balouchestan Hossein Rahimi told reporters.
Elaborating on the police operations which led to the capture of the terrorists, he said at first two members of the terrorist group were apprehended and their confessions led to the capture of the other members of the group.
“They confessed that they had conducted different operations against the people and the police and received money from a person an Arab state,” Rahimi said.