Urmia (IP) - The border commander of West Azarbaijan province in northwestern Iran announced the martyrdom of an Iranian border guard in the Sardasht Border Regiment in a clash with smugglers.

Iran Press/Iran News: General "Yahya Hosseinkhani", the border commander of West Azarbaijan province of Iran, said on Saturday: "Sasan Amirkhani" was martyred in an ambush and monitoring of the borderline during a clash with smugglers.

The length of the borders of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the province of West Azarbaijan is about 967 km; the province shares borders with the Autonomous Republic of Nakhchivan and Turkey to the north and Turkey and Iraq to the west.


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