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Security Forces Kill 3 ISIL Terrorists in Western Iran.

TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of the Special Unit of Iran's Law Enforcement Police Brigadier General Hassan Karami announced that his forces have killed three ISIL terrorists in the Western province of Kermanshah who were equipped with suicide vests.

"This (Iranian) year (started on March 20) we had 5 cases of confrontation against the outlaws, hostage-takers and terrorists in Samirom region of (Central) Isfahan province, Fasa region (in Fars province) and the latest operations in Kermanshah province," General Karami told reporters in Tehran on Sunday.

Elaborating on his forces' operations in Kermanshah, he said, "A team of ISIL terrorists, armed and equipped with suicide vests, were identified and traced and a team of special police forces started operations against them and killed all the three terrorists in the shortest time possible."

The Iranian intelligence ministry announced in a statement last month that the country's security forces have traced and captured the remaining members of a recently busted Takfiri terrorist group in Western Iran.

"Other members of the recently busted Takfiri terrorist cell in western Iran who were at large, have been arrested in Kermanshah province in Western Iran," the intelligence ministry said.

The ministry's statement read that following the first blow to the Takfiri team on August 15-16, the rest of the Takfiri terrorists were arrested August 18. The ministry noted that a significant amount of arms, bomb making equipment, suicide vests and explosive belts were discovered from the terrorists' hide-out.

Also last month, a police commander said that four Takfiri terrorists were killed in armed clashes with the Law Enforcement Police in Western Iran

Commander of Kermanshah province's Law Enforcement Police Brigadier General Manouchehr Amanollahi said that an explosive vest and other military equipment were seized during the operations.

Meantime, Deputy Interior Minister Hossein Zolfaqari told reporters that ten Takfiri terrorists were chased by the Iranian security forces after entering Kermanshah city and "four of them were killed and 6 others were captured in clashes in one of Kermanshah's neighborhoods".

He said one of those killed in the clashes was a top commander of the Takfiri terrorists in Iraq.

Stressing that the militants had entered Iran with the aim of conducting sabotage acts, he said, "A Kalashnikov rifle, two magazines and an explosive vest were discovered and seized from the Takfiri elements."

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Date:Sep 4, 2016
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