Clashes with opposition groups kill 11 Iranian troops

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Read: 486     17:58     21 July 2018    

At least 11 Iranian troops were killed in clashes with an opposition armed group on Saturday early morning in the province of Sanandaj, state media said.


IRNA news agency cited head of Police Directorate of Sanandaj, Reza Mirzayi, as saying that the clashes between the sides erupted at around 2:00 am and lasted for nearly two hours in which eight people were also wounded.

It has so far not been reported which opposition group has confronted the Iranian army.

Hangaw Organization for Human Rights, in the meantime, said that the Iranian forces, after the incident, launched security measures and that had brought a dozen of ambulances to the area to take the wounded people to the hospital.



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Clashes with opposition groups kill 11 Iranian troops

2018/07/1532167815.jpg
Read: 487     17:58     21 July 2018    

At least 11 Iranian troops were killed in clashes with an opposition armed group on Saturday early morning in the province of Sanandaj, state media said.


IRNA news agency cited head of Police Directorate of Sanandaj, Reza Mirzayi, as saying that the clashes between the sides erupted at around 2:00 am and lasted for nearly two hours in which eight people were also wounded.

It has so far not been reported which opposition group has confronted the Iranian army.

Hangaw Organization for Human Rights, in the meantime, said that the Iranian forces, after the incident, launched security measures and that had brought a dozen of ambulances to the area to take the wounded people to the hospital.



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