Iran army kicks off massive drills along western frontier
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 24
By Khalid Kazimov – Trend:
The ground force of the Iranian regular army launched massive war games along the country’s western frontier areas hours after the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) started similar drills dubbed “Muharram” in the northwestern regions.
Quick reaction unites of the army’s ground force have joined the drills in the western province of Kermanshah, ILNA news agency reported.
Brigadier General Nozar Nemati, the deputy commander of the ground force of army, has said that the one-week drills codenamed “Heydar-e Karrar” will be staged in several phases.
Earlier in the day, Brigadier-General Mohammad Pakpour, the commander of the ground forces of the IRGC, announced that his troops cleared the country’s northwestern frontiers from “anti-revolution” insurgents as part of “Muharram” maneuvers.