Two border guards killed in SE Iran

IRNA – Two Iranian border guards were martyred in a clash with a terrorist group in Mirjaveh border city, Sistan and Baluchestan Province.

The shootout lasted for three hours, deputy commander of border guards of Sistan and Baluchestan Province for social affairs Major Abolhassan Ziaei told the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) on Tuesday.

Warrant officer Vahid Hossein and private Abolfazl Gholampour attained martyrdom in the conflict, he said.

He went on to say that the border guards are quite ready to repel any aggression by outlawed groups.