Incident Summary:

01/06/2017: Assailants opened fire on Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) soldiers in Jakigour, Sistan and Baluchestan, Iran. At least one soldier was killed and three others were injured in the assault. Jaish al-Adl claimed responsibility for the attack.




Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:

Sistan and Baluchestan


Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC)
Specific Description Soldiers
Nationality of Target Iran
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Jaish al-Adl Shahid Mowlavi Abdolmalek Mollazadeh battalion Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Personal claim)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 3 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 3
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"IRGC member killed in clash with rebels in southeastern Iran," Xinhua General News Service, January 6, 2017.
"IRGC clashes with terrorist group on Iran-Pakistan border," Tehran Times, January 6, 2017.
"Iran: Baluchi militants pledge 'coordinated' struggle," World War 4 Report, January 7, 2017.