Border guards accidentally trigger trap full of explosives in southeastern Iran
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 5
By Umid Niayesh- Trend:
An explosion in Iran's southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan left four Iranian soldiers injured.
The incident took place near the Sarbaz city on Nov. 4, evening, when the border guards accidentally triggered a trap full of explosives, Iranian media outlets reported.
As a result of the blast four border guards were injured and taken to a hospital at Iranshahr city, local Asrehamoon news agency reported.
Meanwhile deputy governor of the province, Ali Asghar Mirshekari said that no one was killed or injured in the incident, according to the YJC news agency.
Brigadier General Hossein Rahimi, commander of Sistan and Baluchestan province police said that the security forces are investigating the incident.
Iranian media outlets didn't provide further information on the group or people that were responsible for installing the trap.
In recent months, extremist groups in the province have conducted several attacks against local police offices. The groups claim they're fighting against the Iranian government for protection of Sunni residents of the province.