Iranian commando martyred in clash with traffickers

MNA – Gunmen killed an Iranian commando and wounded a soldier in Rigan County, central province of Kerman, on Tuesday.

Command Sergeant Major Amin Afshari, and Private Mohammad Hossein Saljooghi were martyred by gun shots during a clash with drug traffickers late last night.

Rigan county, southeast of Kerman, is one of the main routes connecting the central Iran to southeastern borders shared with Afghanistan and Pakistan. Clashes with drug traffickers and trespassers are common in those border areas.