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Terrorists kill 2 IRGC forces in northwestern Iran

Baku, August 11, AZERTAC

Two members of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) have been killed in a clash with terrorists in a northwestern region, according to Press TV.

The governor of Maku, a city in West Azarbaijan province, said the guards were killed in a clash with separatist terrorists.

Hassan Abbasi added that another soldier was also wounded in the clash which took place in Maku border region.

He said that the injured guard is now in stable condition in hospital.

The serviceman was injured in an encounter and shoot-out with a counter-revolutionary group in the city of Sarvabad in Kurdistan province, but succumbed to his wounds en route to hospital.

An unspecified number of terrorists were also killed or wounded and a sizable amount of their weapons and ammunition was destroyed, according to the Public Relations Department of the IRGC unit responsible for the security of western borders.

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