Pakistani security forces recover 5 abducted Iranian guards

07:19 PM | 15 Nov, 2018
Pakistani security forces recover 5 abducted Iranian guards
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ISLAMABAD - Pakistan has recovered five abducted Iranian guards , Foreign Office Spokesman Dr Mohammad Faisal confirmed Thursday.

The spokesman shared the news on Twitter, saying "With concerted efforts of the Pakistani LEAs and armed forces, 5 abducted Iranian guards have been safely recovered."

“Concerted efforts under vigilance of the military leadership are on, to recover the other guards,” Dr Faisal added.

On October 15, as many as 14 Iranian security personnel including the Revolutionary Guards were abducted by militants from a post in Mirjaveh region close to the border with Pakistan’s Balochistan province. Later, Pakistan assured Iran of its cooperation in tracing some of its guards.

“No effort will be spared to assist our Iranian brothers in finding the Iranian guards ,” the Foreign Office had said in a statement.