Iranian Kurdistan is boiling… and the Revolutionary Guards are sending reinforcements
While anti-authority demonstrations are still taking place in various Kurdish regions of Iran, the commander of the Revolutionary Guards Ground Forces announced that armored units and special forces had been deployed to a number of Kurdish regions with the aim of “stopping the infiltration of terrorists”. neighboring Iraq, According to his claim.
General Muhammad Pakpour said, according to the Tasnim news agency: “Some armored units and special forces of the ground forces are currently on their way to the border provinces in the west and north-west of the country.
He also pointed out that “this measure is aimed at strengthening the units stationed at the border and preventing the infiltration of terrorist groups linked to separatist groups stationed in the northern region of Iraq.”
Last Tuesday, Pakpour “advised” residents of areas near “areas near terrorist groups’ bases to evacuate them so they would not be injured during the guard’s operations.”
The advice came after guards twice this week used rockets and booby-trapped drones to attack Iranian-Kurdish opposition bases stationed in Iraqi Kurdistan since the 1980s. While many experts claim that these groups have almost all ceased their military activities.
Members of the Iranian-Kurdish Kurdish Freedom Party (AFP)
However, Iranian authorities accuse her of fomenting unrest in the country since September 16, after Kurdish young woman Mahsa Amini was killed after being arrested by vice squads for not adhering to strict dress codes .
Knowing that Amini’s assassination sparked massive anger, it quickly became something of an “uprising” by Iranians, men and women, from all walks of life, presenting one of the most daring challenges facing the leaders and clerics who run the country the 1979 revolution that brought them to power.
Movement has increased dramatically in the Kurdish areas of late, while security forces responded with live bullets, resulting in dozens of deaths and injuries. The Hrana Organization for Human Rights Activists of the Country (HRA) reported a few days ago that the death toll in the protests has risen to at least 419, including 60 children, some of whom are under eight years old.
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