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Iran Press TV

IRGC disbands terror outfit in western Iran

Iran Press TV

Fri Jun 23, 2017 5:0AM

Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has disbanded a terrorist group in the western Iranian province of Kurdistan.

Reporting on Friday, the IRGC's Sepah News outlet said forces with the Hamzeh Seyyed al-Shohadah Base of the Corps' Ground Forces had engaged the terrorists earlier in the day.

Three terrorists were killed in the operation and one was arrested. Some weapons and ammunition were also confiscated.

The IRGC said the terrorists "had intended to conduct terrorist activities and create instability" in Iran.

On June 7, terrorists attacked Iran's Parliament and the Mausoleum of the late founder of the Islamic Republic, Imam Khomeini, killing 17 people. The Takfiri Daesh terrorist group claimed responsibility for the attacks.

According to the IRGC, the perpetrators had infiltrated the country via Kurdistan and Kermanshah, another western Iranian province.

After the attacks, the IRGC traced the assaults back to its planning and command centers in the northeastern Syrian province of Dayr al-Zawr within 11 days. It then staged a missile attack against positions where Daesh commanders and members were meeting in Dayr al-Zawr, killing dozens of the terrorists in retaliation for the Tehran attacks.

Iranian security officials have pledged to give further responses to the terrorists if they attempt to take action against Iran.

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