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EghtesadOnline: A terrorist group trying to infiltrate the country using Iran's border with Turkey were busted Thursday morning by the IRGC forces.

The four terrorists using the Turkish border to enter Iran, were intercepted by forces of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps in a region 25 kilometers from the city of Salmas, said the border city's IRGC Commander Alireza Madani, according to IRNA.

'Two of the terrorists managed to flee into Turkey, one of them was arrested and another one killed during the IRGC operation, Madani said.

'Based on the intelligence acquired by the IRGC, the four terrorists were counter revolutionary elements living in the neighboring Turkey, he said

'They wanted to launch terrorist activities in Iran, but their plans were aborted,' he said.
According to the IRGC commander, two military rifles were also seized from the terrorists.

The city of Salmas is located in West Azarbaijan Province, 88 kilometers from Iran-Turkey border.

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