Armed conflict breaks out between IRGC, IS members inside Iran
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 27
By Fatih Karimov – Trend:
An armed clash has occurred between a 21-member group of the Islamic State terrorist group(IS, ISIS, ISIL) and Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) in western Iran, the IRGC said.
The operation against the terrorist group members, who have been entered into the country via western borders, was launched jointly with the intelligence forces on Jan. 27 morning, the Public Relations Department of IRGC Ground Force’s “Najaf Base” said.
The majority of the terrorist cell members have been arrested in the operation, the statement said, adding that the clashes are still going on.