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Unidentified gunmen kill nine Pakistani labourers in Iran

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Unidentified gunmen kill nine Pakistani labourers in Iran
Unidentified gunmen kill nine Pakistani labourers in Iran
Unidentified gunmen kill nine Pakistani labourers in Iran
Gunmen kill nine Pakistani labourers in Iran. Photo Courtesy Unsplash

Unidentified attackers gunned down nine Pakistani employees in Iran’s Sistan-Baluchestan province on Saturday (January 27, 2024).

The incident occurred near the Iran-Pakistan border.

Informed sources informed Mehr News Agency that the incident occurred early Saturday as gunmen attacked a home in the Sirkan metropolis.

No group has claimed accountability for the assault to date.

Pakistan Foreign Minister Jalil Abbas Jilani condemned the incident posted on X: “Saddened over the dying of Pakistanis in Iran in a terrorist assault.This heinous assault is an try to spoil relations between Pakistan and Iran by our widespread enemies. While providing condolences to the households of victims, urge the Iranian govt for motion.”

Iran responds

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani has strongly condemned the Saturday morning armed assault on a suburb of town of Saravan that in response to preliminary stories regrettably killed 9 Pakistani residents and critically wounded 3 others.

Kanaani prolonged his sympathies to the Pakistani authorities and the households of the victims.

The Foreign Ministry spokesman additional famous that the accountable our bodies have launched an investigation into the assault.

Iran-Pakistan border rigidity

Iran and Pakistan carried out a tit-for-tit strike final week on militants on one another’s soil.

The episode hiked rigidity between the 2 nations.

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