Tehran, YJC. A senior official of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps underlined that IRGC is planning to give crushing response to the abductors of the Iranian border guards by taking over the control of Saravan border in Sistan and Baluchestan province.
ˈThis part of border has been handed over to IRGC and in the first phase we will try to prevent repetition of what happened in the case of abduction of five border guards near the common border with Pakistan,ˈ IRGC Public Relation Director Brigadier General Ramazan Sharif said on Saturday, IRNA reports.
He underlined that due to the sensitivity of the issue and special case of Saravan border checkpoint, the Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) commissioned IRGCˈs Quds Headquarters to directly provide security for 300 kilometers of Saravan border region.
ˈSince about 10 days ago the IRGCˈs Quds Brigades has been commissioned to control 300 kilometers of the Saravan border region after 14 border guards were martyred and five others were also abducted near border with Pakistan,ˈ Brigadier General Sharif said.