Iran strikes terrorists at Iraqi Kurdistan border after attack that killed 3 IRGC troops
Irans Revolutionary Guards hit terrorist strongholds along Iraqi borders, it said in a statement. The IRGC, Tehrans elite troops, attacked targets near the borders of the Iranian provinces of Kurdistan and West Azerbaijan.
The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps statement regarding the attack was carried by several Iranian news outlets, with some reports in English and Arabic saying it took place on the Iraqi side, while the full IRGC statement in Farsi only said it was along the border.
The Revolutionary Guards say they used missiles, artillery and drones to hit bases of “anti-Iranian groups” which Tehran says were behind the Tuesday attack on a local IRGC unit. Three servicemen were killed in that attack.
Tehran blames terrorists affiliated with the “global arrogance,” a term used by Iranian officials to describe Irans opponents led by the US, for Tuesdays attack.
The IRGCs Friday retaliation “killed and injured a large number” of the militants and destroyed theiRead More – Source