Two local forces of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps have been killed in an exchange of fire with a team of terrorists in Iran’s northwestern province of West Azarbaijan.
The IRGC said in a statement that the clash took place in Chaldoran region on Tuesday morning, during which the ground forces of Hamzeh Sayyid al-Shohada Headquarters dismantled the terrorist cell affiliated with the “global arrogance”.
The Iranian troops killed two terrorists and injured a number of others, but two local IRGC fighters were also martyred in the clash, it said.
A remarkable amount of weapons, equipment, ammunition and communication systems were confiscated in the operation against terrorists, the statement noted, adding that a manhunt is still in progress.
The IRGC is in charge of border security in Iran’s northwestern and southeastern regions.