An Iranian lawmaker says the nation’s Armed Forces destroyed over 70 terror bases with missiles and drones throughout raids on Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan area, considerably boosting safety on the Iranian aspect of the border.
Abolfazl Amouei, the spokesman for the Iranian Parliament’s Nationwide Safety and International Coverage Committee, mentioned bases of separatist terror teams have been raided and vastly broken in Iranian raids.
“Any hurt to Iran’s nationwide safety is unacceptable and can critically be handled,” he mentioned.
Since late September, Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has been attacking positions of separatist terrorists holed up in Iraqi Kurdistan, who’re discovered to have performed a string of terror actions in Iranian border provinces.
These stepped-up terror actions got here amid a collection of protests and lethal riots in a number of Iranian cities.
Iranian officers say the Iraq-based terrorists have additionally performed a task in fueling the violence in Iraq by smuggling arms to thugs concerned in acts of vandalism and bloodshed inside Iran.
Iran says it had repeatedly warned officers of Iraqi Kurdistan to cease terror actions on the Iranian doorstep earlier than beginning the raids, however the warnings went unnoticed.