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Iran: 2 Border Guards Martyred by Terrorists

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In a new terrorist attack that hits Iran, two members of Border Police were martyred during a gunfight at a border post near the city of Sardasht.

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Police's website reported that the he two servicemen, first lieutenant Yousef Piraneh and warrant officer Mahboub Qorbani, were killed when a number of assailants affiliated with terrorist groups attacked the post.

The incident took place at around 11 pm local time at the border post, controlled by Sardasht border regiment.

Sardasht is a city in Iran's West Azarbaijan province that borders Iraq. 

Border posts in the area have frequently come under attack in the past, mainly by members of PJAK terrorist group.

Source: News Agencies, Edited by website team