2 border guards killed by terrorists in Northwest Iran

Tasnim – Terrorists killed two Iranian border guards in northwest of the country on Tuesday night.

During a gunfight at a border post near the city of Sardasht, two members of Border Police were martyred, Police’s website reported.

The two servicemen, first lieutenant Yousef Piraneh and warrant officer Mahboub Qorbani, were killed when a number of assailants affiliated with terrorist groups attacked the post.

The incident took place at around 11 pm local time at the border post, controlled by Sardasht border regiment.

Sardasht, a city in Iran’s West Azarbaijan province, borders Iraq. Border posts in the area have frequently come under attack in the past, mainly by members of PJAK terrorist group.