16 terrorists hanged in Zahedan city of Iran
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct 26 / Trend, S. Isayev, T. Jafarov
Today, 16 terrorists were hanged in Zahedan city of Iran, in city's prison, ISNA news agency reported.
Public prosecutor of Zahedan city Mohammad Marzieh said that this execution was an answer to last night's armed clash between Iranian border guards and group of armed people.
As a result of yesterday night's clashes, 17 Iranian border guards were killed, while a group of armed people tried to enter the country from Pakistan.
The incident occured in the south-east of the Iranian province of Sistan and Baluchestan.
As a result of the incident, 5 Iranian border police officers were wounded, and 4 more were taken hostages.
Mohammad Marzieh said that Iran has previously warned against such terrorist plots, and said that appropriate measures will be carried out against terrorists.