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Police officer killed in SE Iran

Jiroft, A police officer was killed and another injured in an armed clash with drug smugglers in city of Jiroft, Kerman Province Friday night.

Warrant officer Fardin Sanjari was martyred and Captain Behzadpour was injured in a conflict with smugglers, Head of Jiroft governorate security committee Ahmad Amini Ravesh told the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA).

Over 500kg of opium and a car were confiscated in the operation, he said.

Meanwhile, Jiroft prosecutor said that two outlaws were arrested in connection with the accident.

Jiroft City is located 230 kilometers south of the city of Kerman, and 1,375 kilometers south of Tehran.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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