Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps’ (IRGC) forces “smashed a team of terrorists” in Iran’s southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan, killing three.
Iran’s Tasnim news reported the IRGC Ground Force’s Quds Base said in a statement that the team had plans to carry out further anti-terrorist operations in the region.
The IRGC soldiers targeted the “terrorist team after gathering intelligence and smashed it”, the statement added.
“Three terrorists were killed in the attack, which also resulted in the confiscation of ammunition and weapons,” it said
The IRGC has been tasked with ensuring the security of the southeastern border areas in cooperation with local residents for the past few years.
Located in the southeast of Iran, Sistan and Baluchestan borders Pakistan and Afghanistan and has a long coastline along the Sea of Oman.