Armed men involved in terrorist attack in Rask arrested
All three gunmen involved in the terrorist attack which wounded three police officers in Rask near the city of Sarbaz in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan were arrested, Sistan-Baluchestan Police chief Brigadier Hossein Rahimi said Tuesday, IRNA reported.
Three police officers were ambushed and wounded by terrorists earlier in the day, Rahimi said, adding that all the attackers were wounded and arrested in less than three hours.
Rahimi said that the wounded Iranian police officers are in good health.
The region witnessed several clashes between the rebel groups and Iran's security forces in recent months.
Some 4 police officers were killed in 2 attacks in Saravan city Oct. 8-9.
On Sept. 9 Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) thwarted armed Baluchi rebel's attack on a border base in Saravan.
The rebels were trying to seize the border base, however, the IRGC forces alongside with Baluchi Basijis (volunteer militia) repelled the attack, the IRGC said.