3 Revolutionary Guards killed in attack in Iran

It has been reported that 3 members of the Revolutionary Guards Army, including a colonel, were killed in the attack on the police station and citizens in the square after the Friday prayers in the city of Zahidan in the southeast of Iran, in the province of Sistan-Baluchestan.

In a written statement from the Jerusalem Headquarters of the Revolutionary Guards Army, it was stated that the members of the Revolutionary Guards Army, Muhammed Emin Azerşeker and Muhammed Emin Arifi, also lost their lives in the clash that broke out near the Mekki Mosque in the city of Zahidan yesterday.

In the statement, while no information was given on the casualties, it was stated that 32 people were injured in the attack.

On the other hand, semi-formal news In the news that Tesnim agency based on security sources, it was stated that two high-ranking members of the separatist “Ceyşul Adl” organization operating in the region were killed during the conflict.

It was announced that Colonel Ali Musavi, the intelligence commander of the Revolutionary Guards Army in the province of Sistan-Baluchestan, died in the attack yesterday.

What happened?

Iranian media announced that shots were fired at a police station and citizens gathered in the square after the Friday prayers in the city of Zahidan in the southeast of the country, in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan.

It was announced that at least 2 people died and dozens were injured as a result of the gunfire.

It was recorded that a public building, fire truck and a bank branch in the city were also set on fire during the events.

In the images published on social media, it was seen that the people who attacked the police station were opened fire and many people were injured. Activists on social media claim that dozens of people died when security forces opened fire on civilians.

Sistan-Baluchistan Police Chief Ahmed Tahiri, who informed the state television about the incident, said, “The incident occurred when the terrorists approached the worshipers and opened fire on the mosque and the police station in front of the worshipers, while Sunni citizens were leaving the Friday prayer.” had used the words.

Tahiri stated that many police officers and civilians were injured in the attack.

Based on its sources in the region, the Iranian official agency IRNA later announced that 19 people were killed and at least 15 were injured in the attack, but the official statement would be made by the authorities.