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2 police officers gunned down in Iran's protest-hit southeast  

The attack occurred in an area that has seen the worst of the violence from Iranian security forces determined to crush the anti-government protests that have rocked the nation over the past four months.   
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TEHRAN — The Iranian police announced on Tuesday the deaths of two officers in the country's volatile and protest-hit Sistan-Baluchistan province.

The pre-dawn ambush targeted a police patrol near the town of Bampour, according to the provincial police commander, Mohammad Qanbari, who was interviewed by Tasnim news agency.

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