Kidnapped Iranian border guards released


Iran’s five border guards, who were earlier kidnapped by the Jaishul Adl terrorist group, were released Saturday, according to Iranian Parliament’s member representing Iranshahr, city of Sistan and Baluchestan province, Mohammad Saeed Arbabi.

Five Iranian border guards were abducted in the Jakigour region in Iran’s Sistan and Baluchestan province on February 6 and allegedly transferred to Pakistani territory. Iranian officials had held Pakistan accountable on the issue.

Jaishul Adl group had tweeted on February 26 that its religious court had sentenced five Iranian soldiers to death, after Iranian side executed one of the relatives of the group’s members in Iran.

Pakistan has found the hiding place of the Jaishul Adl group, official with the Iranian foreign ministry, Mohammad Rafiei had said on February 25.