|  | 


11 killed, 8 injured in clash with terrorists in western Iran

Sanandaj, In a clash between the Iranian armed forces and terrorist groups in Marivan, Kordestan Province, west Iran on Saturday early morning 11 of the Iranian forces were martyred and 8 more were injured, said the security director general of the province.

'The identity of the terrorists has not been figured out yet and no group has claimed responsibility for that,' said Reza Mirzaee.

Saying that the attack took place between 2 and 4 a.m. he said, 'The funerals will be held on Saturday afternoon.'

The official said more information about the terror attack would be disseminated later.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

The iran News Gazette is mainly concerned with news and information about the Arab region and also covers international issues. Its main objective is to provide reliable and verified information on the Arab region for publishing on the digital landscape.