Border Guard Killed in Gunfight in Northwest Iran
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Armed assailants killed an Iranian border guard in the northwestern province of West Azarbaijan early Sunday.
- June, 24, 2018 - 10:36
During an exchange of fire in the border region of Piranshahr in the early hours of Sunday, armed outlaws killed a Border Police soldier.
Two attackers were also killed in the incident, which occurred at Tamarchin border post.
The assault came three weeks after another attack on a border post in the same province, during which two Iranian police forces were martyred.
Security posts in West Azarbaijan province, which borders Turkey and Iraq, have frequently come under cross-border attacks in recent months.