ERBIL — An Iranian policeman was killed by an unidentified armed group on Saturday in the western Kurdish province of Ilam, near the Iraqi border.
Iranian state media said the police forces were on a bridge in Darashahr district of Ilam when they came under attack.
Another police officer was injured during the attack.
Ilam Police Department confirmed the report, but said the attack had targeted a police station in Darashahr.
No group or organization has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.
There was also no indication of the involvement of Iranian Kurdish opposition parties in the attack.