Iran IRGC commander, other members killed in Kurdistan: Report

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Shakiba Salimi, a commander at Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), was killed along two other members of the IRGC in clashes with an “anti-revolutionary group” in Iran’s Kurdistan on Tuesday, the semi-official Fars news agency reported.

Salimi was a commander in the IRGC’s “Beit al-Muqaddas” brigade, located in Iran’s Kurdistan province.

The brigade is a part of the IRGC’s “Hamza Sayyid al-Shuhada” headquarters, which is tasked with suppressing opposition forces in Kurdish-populated areas in western and north-western Iran.

Fars did not name the group responsible or provide any additional details.

The Islamic Republic uses the term “anti-revolutionary” to refer to its opposition.

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