Iran Guards Killed In Clash: On Sunday (May 21) some unknown armed men were trying to cross the border near Iran and Pakistan border. Meanwhile, there was a clash between Iranian guards and armed people, in which 6 Iranian guards were killed.
The fighting took place in the city of Sarwan in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchistan, about 1,360 kilometers (850 mi) southeast of the capital Tehran. Reports said that the terrorists fled the area after the clash. However, details about where they fled were not given.
Two border security guards injured in bloody clash
According to Iranian media, two border security guards were also injured in this bloody conflict. The attack was not blamed on any terrorist organization and no terrorist group immediately claimed responsibility. The area where the clash took place is one of the least developed areas of Iran. Relations between the mainly Sunni residents of this region of Iran and the Shia theocracy have long been strained.
Inauguration of the first border market
Top leaders of Pakistan and Iran inaugurated the first border market on Thursday (May 18) to strengthen relations between the two countries. The market is the first of six built along the border under a 2012 agreement signed by the two sides in the remote village of Pashin in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province.
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif and Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi also inaugurated an electricity transmission line, which will serve to provide Iranian electricity to some remote areas of Pakistan.
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