Kidnapped border guards to return to Iran soon: MP

Zahedan, Dec 9, IRNA - Iranian parliamentarian says the Kidnapped border guards are in good health and will soon return to their homeland.

'In order to free the recent hostages kidnapped on Mirjaveh border by a terrorist group, MPs, political and security officials, IRGC, scholars and other classes of people are involved,' Ali Kord said Saturday night.

'A number of these kidnapped border guards have been released in the previous days, which we are trying the other to return to their homeland and family soon,' he said.

Fourteen Iranian Basij (volunteer forces) and border guard forces were abducted by terrorists in Mirjaveh border point with Pakistan in Sistan-Baluchestan Province on October 15.

Five of the guards were freed on Thursday, IRGC commander Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari earlier said.


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