Two Jondollah Members killed in a joint Pakistan and Iranian operation
Pakistani and Iranian army in a joint operation along the border have killed two members of Sunni rebel group ‘Jondollah’. They were killed in Pakistani controlled area of Baluchistan, near the city of Mand.
The two armies launched the military operation following the abduction of 6 Iranians by Jondollah in Sarbaz region of the West Baluchistan. Five of the abducted people were army recruits and the other was a bank employee. They all were travelling in a bus which was intercepted by the Sunni group.
The six were freed during an Iranian revolutionary guards’ operation a day earlier. Iranians claimed the killing of a number of Jondollah members during that initial operation.
The two killed near Mand were named as Tareq and Abdollah whose identities have yet to be confirmed. They were buried respectfully by the people of Mand city. Jondollah has not yet confirmed or denied the murder of their members.