"In response to Kerman attack"

IRGC issues second statement on missile strike

NEWS ROOM, January 16– Following their earlier announcement, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has issued a second statement regarding their missile strike.

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Announcement Number Two

In the Name of God, the Most Merciful, the Most Compassionate
‘Permission [to fight] has been given to those who are being fought, because they were wronged. And indeed, Allah is competent to give them victory.’

To the esteemed and noble nation of Islamic Iran,
In response to the recent crimes of terrorist groups, which led to the unjust martyrdom of a number of our dear compatriots in Kerman and Rask, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps identified and destroyed the gathering places of commanders and main elements involved in the recent terrorist operations; especially ISIS, in the occupied territories of Syria, through the firing of several ballistic missiles.

The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps assures the great nation of Iran that it will find and punish the terrorist groups that are enemies of the Iranian people, wherever they may be. Additional destroyed targets will be announced.

‘And victory is not but from Allah, the Almighty, the Wise.’