Fars News Agency has said that IRGC Brig. Gen. Hamid Tabatabai was killed in the Northwest of Iran. The area has been the center of clashes between IRGC ground forces and the Kurdish militant group PJAK. (Fars News Agency, 24 February)
Meanwhile, Iran’s official news agency IRNA has reported the death of an IRGC officer, no rank provided, named Saeed Finayei in Western Iran. The semi-official Mehr News Agency also reports that another IRGC officer, Saeed Ghahari, was killed during clashes with the PJAK. (iranmilitarynews.org, 24 February)
The locations of the recent clashes are in the area of responsibility of IRGC Ground Forces.