On Friday, May 29, unidentified gunmen attacked and killed three Iranian border guards in Sardasht county (West Azerbaijan province), near the border with Iraq. Several of the attackers were reported killed in ensuing clashes with the guards. No individual or group has immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.
Similar clashes between militants and security forces are possible in the area over the coming weeks.
Individuals present in the affected area are advised to remain vigilant and report any suspicious objects or behavior to the relevant authorities.
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