Two Killed in Shootout on Pakistan-Iran Border - The New Indian Express

Two Killed in Shootout on Pakistan-Iran Border

Published: 28th April 2014 03:42 PM

Last Updated: 28th April 2014 03:42 PM

At least two Pakistani security personnel were killed and one injured Monday during an exchange of fire along the Pakistan-Iran border, a media report said.

"Exchange of fire took place when security forces tried to stop a convoy of drug smugglers in Balochistan's Mashkel area, which is close to the Iranian border as they were trying to sneak into Iran," Dawn online reported a security official as saying.

The official also said that the smugglers, who were armed with heavy weapons, sped away in their vehicles after the incident.

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