English
Saturday 24th of August 2019
  2949
  0
  0

Pakistan-Based Gunmen Kill 8 Iranian Border Guards

Pakistan-Based Gunmen Kill 8 Iranian Border Guards

Ali Asghar Mirshekari, the deputy governor-general of the border province for security and law enforcement affairs, said the incident took place on Monday at Negur, located between Pishin and Baqukalat regions.

The guards were on patrol in the border area when assailants opened fire, he said, noting that a rocket-propelled grenade killed 3 sergeants and 4 soldiers, while the eighth victim was shot by a Simonov sniper gun.

The gunmen had entered Iran from Pakistan and fled back to the country after the deadly attack, he said.

Earlier on Monday, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) had said in a statement that it has smashed a terrorist team, affiliated with foreign espionage services, in Qasr-e Qand and Nikshahr counties in the same province.

The IRGC Ground Force commander said the Iranian forces inflicted heavy damages on the terrorists and confiscated large amount of arms and equipment, including 200 kilograms of explosives, detonators, ammunition for AK-47 and machine guns, and electronic devices.

The issue is currently under investigation by a special Task Force, Deputy Police Chief for Social Affairs Brigadier General Saeed Montazer al-Mahdi said in a press conference on Tuesday morning.

In its social network account, the Jaish-ul-Adl terrorist group claimed responsibility for the attack.

In a similar event on Thursday, three Iranian policemen who were on duty at a makeshift station were killed when unknown gunmen opened fire on their station at a park in the city of Hamidiyeh, southwestern Khuzestan province.

Montazer al-Mahdi also touched upon the Hamidiyeh incident, saying that the Police have found some clues and arrested a number of suspects linked to the deadly attack. 


source : abna
  2949
  0
  0
امتیاز شما به این مطلب ؟

latest article

      Thousands of pilgrims celebrating Eid al-Ghadir at Imam Ali's Holy Shrine
      Imam Reza’s (A.S.) Holy Shrine, fascinating to tourists
      Houthi leader hails defeat of Saudi, allies on Yemen’s west coast
      Professor Hussein Ansarain's advice to the youths who are on the verge of getting married
      Afghan special forces sent to fight off Taliban in Ghazni
      Bahraini detainee denied communication with outside world for over a week
      Imam Khamenei: There will be no war, nor will we negotiate with U.S.
      Professor Hussein Ansarian: behavior in relationship
      Professor Hussein Ansarian: The good wives will bring up good children.
      Professor Hussein Ansarian: do good to your parents even if they are pagan and infidel

 
user comment