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06 Feb 2019 | 04:14 PM UTC

Iran: Unidentified gunmen kill a police officer in Lorestan February 6

Iran News Alert

Unidentified gunmen attack police vehicle in Lorestan province on February 6; at least one person killed

TIMEFRAME expected from 2/6/2019, 12:00 AM until 2/10/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Tehran). COUNTRY/REGION Khorramabad


At approximately 02:00 (local time) on Wednesday, February 6, unidentified gunmen opened fire on a police patrol vehicle in Khorramabad (Lorestan province). According to local sources, the gunmen killed at least one police officer and severely wounded another in the attack. Similar attacks on security forces are possible in the area over the near term.  


Individuals in Lorestan province are advised to monitor developments to the situation, remain vigilant for militant activity, and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments.


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