According to state media, on Saturday, four attackers were killed after forcefully entering an Iranian police compound in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchistan, near the border with Pakistan. Sadly, one officer also lost their life in the incident.
According to Alireza Marhamati, the deputy head of security in Sistan-Baluchistan province, there was an incident in Zahedan, the capital, where four armed individuals attacked and entered police station Number 16. This information was reported by the state broadcaster IRIB.
According to Marhamati, the attackers used grenades to forcefully open the gates of the police station. This led to a confrontation where both sides exchanged gunfire. Sadly, one policeman lost their life in the incident.
According to the IRNA state news agency, the Quds Force, which is responsible for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ operations outside the country, stated that the attack involved four individuals referred to as “terrorists”. All four of them were killed during the clash.
According to a report from late May, a police official named Qassem Rezaee stated that a group referred to as “Taliban forces” had attacked an Iranian police station. This incident took place in Sistan-Baluchistan province, which is a region suffering from drought and shares a border with Afghanistan. The two countries have been engaged in a dispute regarding water rights.
The Iranian police did not provide specific information about the casualties in that incident. However, according to the local news agency Mehr, it was reported that one Iranian border guard had lost their life. The Taliban, who are currently in power in Afghanistan, stated that one person was killed on each side.