2 Iran Guards killed in research facility fire

AFP , Monday 27 Sep 2021

Two members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have died of their injuries after a fire at a research facility west of Tehran, the Corps said on its website Monday.

The IRGC is estimated to have more than 190,000 active personnel. AFP

Its Sepahnews website said two of three casualties in Sunday's blaze died in hospital "due to the seriousness of their injuries", naming them as "martyrs" Seyed Morteza Karimi and Hossein Abedi.

The website gave no details on the cause of the fire but said it was put out by the centre's firefighters.

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