IRGC Official’s Assassin Dead: Source

IRGC Official’s Assassin Dead: Source

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps forces have killed the assassin of a ranking commander of the IRGC intelligence department in Iran’s southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan, an informed source said.

The source confirmed to Tasnim on Saturday that the assassin of the IRGC general has been killed by the forces serving at IRGC’s Salman unit in Sistan and Balouchestan.

The assassin, identified as a sniper, had shot Seyed Ali Mousavi in a targeted shooting attack.

Deputy commander of the provincial IRGC unit for intelligence, General Seyed Hamidreza Hashemi, serving under the alias Seyed Ali Mousavi, was martyred in the provincial capital of Zahedan on Friday after the eruption of clashes between security forces and terrorists near the Makki Mosque.

After the Friday prayers in the city, unknown gunmen and separatists attacked Police station No. 16 near the Makki Mosque and threw stones and incendiaries into the station.

The terrorist attack ended with the martyrdom of 19 people and injury to 20 others.

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