Incident Summary:

06/26/2018: Assailants attacked Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) near Mirjaveh, Sistan and Baluchestan, Iran. In addition to three assailants, four security force members were killed and an unknown number of assailants and seven other security force members others were injured in the attack. Jaish al-Adl claimed responsibility for the incident.




Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:

Sistan and Baluchestan


Location Details:
The incident occurred in Mirjaveh district.

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
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Basij
Specific Description Volunteers
Nationality of Target Iran
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
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
Additional Information The victims included Basij volunteer Abed Gomshadzehi. Casualty numbers conflict across sources. Following GTD protocol, the most recent reliable estimates are reported here.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Jaish al-Adl Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Posted to website, blog, etc.)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 7 Fatalities / 7 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 7
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 3
Total Number of Injured 7
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
"Iranian forces and militants killed in clash near Pakistan," Jerusalem Post, June 26, 2018.
"Iran summons Pakistani envoy over deadly attack on border guards: IRNA," Xinhua News Agency, June 28, 2018.
"Iranian forces and militants killed in clash near Pakistan: Revolutionary Guards,", June 26, 2018.