Iran kills 4 Kurdish rebels: report

21:23, February 21, 2010      

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The Public Relations of Iran's Intelligence Ministry said its agents killed four Kurdish rebels in the west of the country, the state IRIB TV reported Sunday.

The agents of Intelligence general office in the province of West Azerbaijan detected and killed in an ambush the four members of "Komeleh terrorist grouplet," the report said citing a statement by the Public Relations of Iran's Intelligence Ministry.

In the operation against the armed group some weapons and grenades were seized, the report said.

Iran's West Azerbaijan accommodates a population of Kurd alongside Azeri Iranians.

In the past, Iran's western provinces was the hotbed of regular armed clashes between Iranian security forces and Kurdish militant rebels.

Source: Xinhua
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