News ID: 114656
Publish Date : 03 May 2023 - 23:17

Two IRGC Martyred  During Ammo Transportation 

TEHRAN -- An incident during the transport of ammunition at an Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) center in northern Iran left two IRGC staffers martyred and three others injured, the public relations department of the IRGC in Damghan said Wednesday. 
An explosion took place at a logistic support center of the IRGC on the outskirts of the city on Tuesday afternoon during the transportation of ammunition, it said in a statement. 
According to the statement, the explosion happened in the process of segregating and sorting waste ammunition, resulting in the martyrdom of two staffers of the center, named Jamal Shabestani and Ali Alihusseini.
Three other staffers have also been injured and admitted to the hospital, it added.
Located in the province of Semnan, Damghan is 350 km east of the capital Tehran.