IRGC officer martyred in western Iran

IRNA – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) force Major Ahmad Shohani was killed in a clash with Daesh terrorists in Ezgeleh, Kermanshah Province on Saturday night.

Hamendan IRGC Office announced the martyrdom of Major Shohani in a statement.

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 said.

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.