Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Basij-PJAK Clashes in Northwestern Iran

Mourners in the northwestern Iranian city of Urumieh
Three Basijis were killed in clashes with PJAK
Press TV Photo . 13 May 2009

Iran's Basiji Forces have killed five PJAK militants near the borders with Turkey and Iraq. The clashes in the northwestern area of Arbilan, in West Azerbaijan province, also resulted in the death of three Basiji soldiers. [Kayhan, 13 May].

Last Friday, the outlawed Party of Free Life of Kurdistan (PJAK) forces attacked a police station in the town of Ravansar, in northern part of western Kermanshah province and that clash led to the killing of 10 rebels and 10 Iranian police.

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