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Revolutionary Guards kill leader of militant group in southeast Iran: state media

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    according to Iranian officials, were also killed by Iranian forces in the southeast region of the country last week, state media said.

    Jalil Qanbar-Zahi, leader of Ansar al-Furqan, had been pursued by Iranian security forces for 25 years and was killed by the Guards near the city of Qasr Qand, IRNA reported.

    Iranian security forces have carried out a string of raids and arrests after a complex terror attack last week targeted the Iranian parliament in Tehran and the shrine of the founder of the Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, south of the capital, leaving 18 dead.

    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-security-militant-death-idUSKBN19A26T
     
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