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|Posted: Wed Nov 08, 2006 11:05 am Post subject: Iran has reported the formation of an army of suicide fighte
|Iran has reported the formation of an army of suicide fighters.
NICOSIA [MENL] -- Iran has reported the formation of an army of suicide
Iranian officials said the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has recruited
thousands of people and trained them for suicide missions. The officials
said the recruits were taught how to blow themselves up in front of oncoming
enemy main battle tanks and troop carriers as well as how to cross
"The Revolutionary Guards does not only depend on its technological might
because it has thousands of martyrdom seekers and they are ready for
martyrdom-seeking operations on a large scale,'' IRGC commander Gen. Yahya
In an interview on Iran'a Al Alam television on Nov. 5, Safavi called the
suicide troops "trained professionals." He said the troops would be used to
stop any ground invasion of Iran.
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