Member of Iran's national fencing team taken hostage, one more hostage dead

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Baku, Azerbaijan, May 3

By Umid Niayesh - Trend:

Unknown armed men have taken two hostages in Iranian south eastern Sistan and Baluchestan province.

Member of Iran's national fencing team, Hamed Sedaghati is one of the hostages, Iranian Asriran news portal reported on May 3.

The incident occurred while Sedaghati was traveling to Chabahar city with two other men, according to the report.

Another person, Mohammad Ali Ghaffari was shot in the head during the incident. He died on the scene.

Thus far there's no detailed information on the intentions and demands of the attackers.

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