Qasem Rezaei

Kidnapped Iranian soldier released

IRNA – Iran Border Guards Commander said that the Iranian soldier Saeed Barati who had been kidnapped by terrorists in Mirjaveh Border was released.

Brigadier General Qasem Rezaei told reporters on Wednesday that Barati was released with the efforts made by the security forces, armed forces and police.

12 border guards, including nine conscripts, were attacked by terrorists late in April when they were changing posts.

In the terrorist move, three non-commissioned officers and six privates were martyred, two others wounded and one more was held captive by terrorists, Iran Police Chief Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari earlier said.