About eight Iranian soldiers have been killed in an armed attack in western Iran, reports said on Friday.
The clashes took place east of the Kurdish area in northwestern Iran.
Media platforms affiliated with the IRGC said unknown gunmen attacked the IRGC personnel in the town of Galdiran.
The clashes are still continuing between the IRGC militias and the armed group.
Opposition Kurdish groups engage in sporadic clashes with the Iranian forces in the Kurdish areas there.