Iran kills four ‘terrorists’ near Pakistan border

Published: September 12, 2016
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Earlier on Wednesday, the Iranian intelligence and security forces claimed to have dismantled a group of 12 terrorists in the western city of Sardasht.  PHOTO: AFP

Earlier on Wednesday, the Iranian intelligence and security forces claimed to have dismantled a group of 12 terrorists in the western city of Sardasht. PHOTO: AFP

Iran on Sunday said it had killed four suspected terrorists in the Sistan-Balouchestan province near the border with Pakistan.

According to the official Fars news agency, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) dismantled a group of nine terrorists in the city of Saravan, killing four terrorists, including their commander, and injuring two others.

An official statement said the terrorists, hailing from the Jeish al-Adl group, intended to carry out “sabotage acts inside Iran” but was disbanded by the IRGC in the Kouhak border region of Saravan city.

The statement added that the IRGC also destroyed weapons, ammunition, wireless equipment, night-vision goggles and three Toyota vehicles recovered from the terrorists.

Earlier on Wednesday, the Iranian intelligence and security forces claimed to have dismantled a group of 12 terrorists in the western city of Sardasht. That team was reportedly equipped with light and semi-heavy weapons and intended to carryout sabotage acts inside Iran.

Published in The Express Tribune, September 12th, 2016.

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