Tehran (Web Desk): At least fourteen Iranian security personnel were allegedly abducted near the Pak-Iran border on Tuesday, Iranian state media reported.
The border guards, including Revolutionary Guards intelligence officers, were “abducted between 4am and 5am in the Lulakdan area of the border by a terrorist group”, the official IRNA news agency reported.
Lulakdan is a small village 150 kilometre southeast of Zahedan, capital of the province of Sistan-Balochistan.
Of the 14, two were members of the elite Revolutionary Guards intelligence unit, and seven were volunteers in the Basij militia involved in “a security operation”.
The rest were regular border guards, according to the Young Journalists' Club, a state-owned news website.
The reports did not name a specific group as a suspect in the abduction.