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Gulf Today Report
Three Iranian border guards were killed and two others wounded by unknown gunmen near the country’s northwestern border with Turkey, state news agency reported.
The official IRNA news agency quoting the West Azerbaijan province's border guard commander Yahya Hosseinkhani on Friday night that, "Armed counter-revolutionary elements... started a firefight with a number of Urmia regiment's border guards in the afternoon."
It occurred in the vicinity of Tergever, some 16 kilometres (10 miles) from Iran's far northwestern border with Turkey.
Iran's West Azerbaijan province also borders Iraqi Kurdistan.
They "repelled the terrorists and prevented their infiltration" into Iran and caused "significant casualties" to them, he added.
Iran's Revolutionary Guards said in August that its forces killed three "terrorist" gunmen it claimed had links to the United States who tried to infiltrate its territory through the same province.The Islamic republic's west and northwest areas have seen sporadic clashes between its forces and Kurdish rebels in past years.
Gen. Reza Yousefi, commander of the air base in Tabriz, said the crashed jet had been used for training and suffered a technical problem on its final flight. "Pilots could not reach the runway,” he said, according to the report.
Northwest and central Nigeria have been terrorised by criminal gangs known locally as bandits who raid villages, stealing cattle, kidnapping for ransom and burning homes after looting supplies.
Videos posted on local media and social media showed cars caught in the rising waters of the Roodball river and carried away while parents tried to rescue their children from the vehicles.
Citing the confessional statement, the investigators said he had taken his children on a motorbike to Lulliyani Canal in District Kasur. He asked his children to pose for a selfie, but suddenly, he pushed them into the canal.
At least ten people were killed in India's state of Sikkim and 82 others, including 23 army personnel, were missing after heavy rainfall caused the glacial Lhonak lake to overflow, spurring catastrophic flooding in the region on Wednesday, officials said.
Abu Dhabi Police pointed out that the entrances, including Sheikh Zayed Bridge, Sheikh Khalifa Bridge, Mussafah Bridge and Maqta Bridge are not allowed to use during morning rush hours only by large buses transporting workers.