According to the public relations department of the IRGC’s Hamze Sayyid al-Shohada Base, the terrorist team had infiltrated into Chaldoran region in the northwestern province of West Azarbaijan on Wednesday night and killed two local residents.
The IRGC ground forces in the region launched an operation after the attack, chasing the terrorists and killing all four of them in an armed clash, it added.
The IRGC forces seized weapons, communication equipment and ammunition from the terrorists, the statement said.
There has been a surge in the number of the counter-terrorism operations the IRGC has launched in recent months.
The IRGC is tasked with protecting the country’s northwestern and southeastern borders.