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2 PJAK Terrorists Killed, 5 Arrested in Border Clashes in Western Iran

8 September 2015 15:24



The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) forces killed 2 terrorists affiliated to PJAK (the Party for Free Life of Kurdistan) and arrested 5 others along the borders in Northwestern Iran.

The clashes erupted at Khoy border region in West Azarbaijan province.

No further detail has been released, but reports said the IRGC killed two PJAK terrorists and arrested five others, while two of its members were also killed in the clashes.

In another event late August, the IRGC forces in West of Iran destroyed an anti-revolutionary cell.

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.

Also 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.

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