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Separatist Group Attacks Iranian Police Station, Leaving 11 Dead

Suspected members of a separasuspected members of a separatist group attacked a police station in southeastern Iran, resulting in the death of 11 individuals, including senior officers, and leaving several others injured.tist group attacked a police station in southeastern Iran.

Suspected members of a separatist group launched a deadly assault on a police station in southeaster
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In a distressing incident, suspected members of a separatist group carried out a nighttime assault on a police station in southeastern Iran, resulting in the tragic death of 11 individuals and leaving several others injured, according to state TV reports on Friday. The deputy governor of Sistan and Baluchistan province, Ali Reza Marhemati, confirmed that senior police officers and soldiers were among those killed in the 2 am attack in Rask town, situated approximately 1,400 kilometers (875 miles) southwest of Tehran.

In response to the assault, the police engaged in a shootout with the attackers, successfully eliminating several of them. State TV attributed the attack to Jaish al-Adl, a separatist group notorious for its activities. In 2019, Jaish al-Adl claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on a bus, resulting in the tragic death of 27 members of Iran's Revolutionary Guard force.

The predominantly Sunni region has witnessed a surge in incidents involving militants and small separatist groups targeting police stations in recent months.

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