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Updated Apr 4, 2024, 7:50am EDT
Middle East

Five Iranian Revolutionary Guard personnel killed in twin attacks

FILE PHOTO: An Iranian flag is pictured near a missile during a military drill, with the participation of Iran’s Air Defense units, Iran October 19, 2020. WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS /File Photo
WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS /File Photo
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At least five members of Iran’s security force were killed in two attacks near the country’s border with Pakistan, state media said on Thursday.

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Several members of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps were injured in the attacks, which have been claimed by the Pakistan-based extremist organization Jaish al-Adl, AFP reported.

Clashes between the group and the Revolutionary Guard broke out late Wednesday evening. Fifteen of the attackers were killed, state media said.

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This is the second such attack in Iran claimed by Jaish al-Adl. The organization attacked a police station in the town of Rask in December, killing 11 security personnel. In January, Iran carried out strikes on two bases believed to belong to Jaish al-Adl in Pakistan.

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