Jan 28, 2018, 1:00 AM
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16 Daesh terrorists arrested, some killed in western Iran: IRGC cmdr

Tehran, Jan 28, IRNA - A number of 16 Daesh terrorists were arrested and some others were killed in clashes with Iranian forces in western areas on Saturday, commander of the IRGC ground forces Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour announced.

Two members of the terrorist team who had managed to escape the scene of the clash are now under the siege of the Iranian forces belonging to the Najaf Ashraf base afilliated to the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), said the commander.

Three personnel of Najaf Ashraf base attained martyrdom in the operations carried out in 'Bemu' region, he said, quoted by IRGC News.

The terrorist team intended to carry out sabotage operations in border and central cities, he said.

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