IRGC soldier kills fellow Iranian service members, is arrested

An IRGC soldier fatally shot four of his fellow Iranian service members in the southern port city of Bandar Bushehr and was arrested by Iranian forces, state-owned news agency Tasnim reported on Monday.

A member of the Iranian navy, the soldier's reasons for the killings are unknown, IRGC Colonel Gholam Hossein Hosseini told Tasnim. Hossein said the soldier was arrested in a "surprise operation" in cooperation with other Iranian security forces.

The incident is being investigated "in order to clarify the case and the legal process," IRGC navy's spokesperson reportedly said.

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