The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force announced in a statement on Wednesday that two Iranian border guards abducted by Jeish al-Adl terrorist group at the border with Pakistan two years ago have been released.
The IRGC Ground Force’s Qods Base in Southeastern Iran said in the statement that two of the Iranian border guards were freed in a successful intelligence operation on Tuesday night.
It added that the border guards had been abducted two years ago by Jeish al-Adl terrorist group.
Jewish Al-Adl, a Pakistan-based radical Wahhabi terrorist group staging cross border attacks into Southeastern Iran from South-West Pakistan, had also claimed responsibility for the February 2019 attack which martyred and wounded dozens of IRGC members after their bus came under a terrorist attack in the province.
The group has bases in Southwestern Pakistan and started operations after recruiting the remnants of Jundullah’s notorious terrorist group and reorganizing them.
Iran had captured leaders of Jundullah’s notorious Wahhabi terrorist group and dismantled the terrorist organization years earlier.
In mid-October 2018, the group abducted 14 Iranian Basijis (volunteer forces) and border guards at the Mirjaveh border in the Southeastern Sistan-Balouchestan province.
Five were released a month later on November 15.
The IRGC Ground Force then blamed foreign intelligence services for supporting and assisting the terrorist group.
Another four were released in March 2019.
Jewish al-Adl also abducted five Iranian border guards in the Jakigour region of Sistan and Baluchistan Province and took them to Pakistan in 2014.
After two months of abduction, four of them were released and the fifth one was killed. His body was returned to Iran months later.
Then early in March 2015, Pakistani sources told the country’s media that authorities in Southwestern Pakistan had arrested the ringleader of the Jeish al-Adl terrorist group.