10 Iranian guards killed at Pakistani border, Tasnim news agency reports | Reuters

LONDON Ten Iranian border guards were killed by Sunni militants in a cross-border raid on the frontier with Pakistan on Wednesday, Tasnim news agency reported.

Reuters April 27, 2017 00:11:39 IST
10 Iranian guards killed at Pakistani border, Tasnim news agency reports
| Reuters

10 Iranian guards killed at Pakistani border Tasnim news agency reports
 Reuters

LONDON Ten Iranian border guards were killed by Sunni militants in a cross-border raid on the frontier with Pakistan on Wednesday, Tasnim news agency reported.

The militant group called Jaish al Adl has claimed responsibility, the report said.

Sistan-Baluchestan province in southeastern Iran has long been plagued by unrest from both drug smuggling gangs and separatist militants. (Reporting by Bozorgmehr Sharafedin, editing by Larry King)

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