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A top Baluchi terrorist was killed—how will this impact insurgencies in Iran?

TUE, DEC 1, 2020 IranSource   by   Fatemeh Aman Iran Middle East Pakistan A member of Iran's Revolutionary guards holds a picture of Revolutionary guards commander in Sistan-Balucestan province General Rajabali Mohammadzadeh while attending a funeral ceremony in Tehran October 20, 2009. Fifteen members of Iran's Revolutionary Guards including Mohammadzadeh were among those killed in Sunday's suicide bombing in the Islamic Republic's volatile southeast, state radio reported on Tuesday. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl The headline is familiar: “Leader of the Insurgent Group Killed.” Also familiar is Iran’s reaction and position on regional insurgencies. Instead of implementing much-needed actions in easing discriminations, Tehran’s approach has been to expand its military presence in the deprived Sistan and Baluchistan province. Top terrorist Omar Shahoozi—nom de guerre Mullah Omar Baluchi or Mullah Omar Irani—was killed along with his two sons in Turbat, Pakistan on November 1