At least three terrorists have been killed in clashes with the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) troops in Iran’s Western Kurdistan province, an IRGC commander said.
Brigadier General Mohammad Hossein Rajabi said three terrorists were killed and two more were captured during the clashes between the Iranian security forces and members of a terrorist group in the countryside of the city of Baneh in Kurdistan province.
The Iranian commander added that the operation was carried out in coordination and cooperation with provincial security forces.
Brigadier General Rajabi added that none of the IRGC forces was injured in the clashes.
PJAK, a militant Kurdish nationalist group with bases in the mountainous regions of Northern Iraq, has been carrying out numerous terrorist attacks in Western Iran, Southern Turkey and the Northeastern parts of Syria where Kurdish populations live.
The separatist group has been fighting to establish an autonomous state, or possibly a new world country, in the area after separating Kurdish regions from Iran, Iraq, Turkey and Syria.
Iranian intelligence and security officials have repeatedly complained that Washington provides military support and logistical aids for such anti-Iran terrorist groups.