Three Iranian border guards martyred in Sardasht

IRNA – Three Iranian border guards were martyred in clashes with gunmen in northwestern border area.

Soldiers of Sardasht Border Regiment clashed with armed thugs on Friday morning on surveillance on the border strip.

The police said the incident happened in the northwestern province of West Azarbaijan and on the border with Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region.

A number of the armed bandits were also killed in the fighting as well.