The Quds base’s public relations office announced in a statement that the two IRGC forces were martyred in Keshtegan region of Safavan by terrorists and two others were also wounded.
The IRGC is actively engaged in security operations against anti-Iran terrorist groups and accordingly is attacked by entities and terrorist groups which hold grudge against Tehran.
The incident came days after the IRGC servicemen from Hamzeh Seyed al-Shohada base disbanded a team of terrorists in West Azerbaijan province.
The IRGC announced in a statement that the terrorists were ambushed as they were trying to infiltrate the country from the province’s Chaldoran County. Two terrorists were killed in the clashes and several others were wounded.
Two IRGC servicemen lost their lives during the operation as well, the statement noted.
According to the statement, a considerable amount of weapons, ammunition, and communication equipment were also seized.
Last month, the IRGC dismantled a 4-member terrorist gang in the same province near the border with Turkey.
The IRGC forces managed to kill one, injure two and arrest one members of a terrorist group active in Chaldoran region, in an ambush attack, the IRGC’s Hamzeh Seyed al-Shohada Base said in a statement.
The security forces were hunting for the 4-strong sabotage gang in the past two days.
Also, IRGC forces seized a number of weapons and some ammunition from the terrorists in the operation.