Kerman, Aug 12, IRNA-In a terrorist ambush by armed bandits on Bam-Kerman road in southeast Iran, 8 policemen were martyred and three were injured.
An informed source in Bam Governor Office told IRNA that Colonel Majid Khaldari was among the martyrs. He was a local police commander.
Sources also said that three policemen were injured in the ambush.
Following the incident, all police forces on Bam-Zahedan road were placed on full alert.
In a similar attack in May, armed bandits killed 12 people travelling on Bam-Kerman road after stopping their cars. The victims were all shot in their chest by the gunmen after they were forced to leave their cars.
The bandits set ablaze the vehicles after killing the passengers and managed to escape to the nearby heights.
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