Four attackers, Iran policeman killed in clash

Four assailants were killed Saturday after blasting their way into an Iranian police compound, leaving one officer dead in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchistan near the Pakistani border, reports.

"Four unidentified armed individuals attacked and entered police station Number 16 of Zahedan", the capital of Sistan-Baluchistan province, according to reports.

The attackers used grenades to blast open the gates of the police station and an exchange of fire occurred, "one policeman was martyred."

The Quds Force, in charge of operations abroad for Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, said the attack involved four "terrorists", all of whom were killed in the clash.


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