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21 Jul 2019 | 10:38 PM UTC

Iran: Militants kill two IRGC members in Sistan and Baluchestan province July 21

Iran News Alert

Militants kill two Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) members in Saravan county (Sistan and Baluchestan province) July 21; similar clashes possible over the coming weeks

TIMEFRAME expected from 7/21/2019, 12:00 AM until 7/23/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Tehran). COUNTRY/REGION Saravan county (Sistan and Baluchestan province)

Event

Militants killed two Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) members and wounded two others in clashes in the Keshtegan area in Saravan county (Sistan and Baluchestan province) on Sunday, July 21. Similar clashes between militants and security forces are possible in the area over the coming weeks.

Context

The threat of violent militancy remains high in all of Iran's border areas, especially in the west and the east, partly due to weak border monitoring by neighboring countries including Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Turkey.

Advice

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

 

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