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Iran closes border with Pakistan over military arrest

RIA Novosti

10:26 03/01/2012 MOSCOW, January 3 (RIA Novosti) - Iran closed the border with Pakistan on Tuesday after Pakistani border guards detained three Iranian military, PakistanToday.com.pk. said.

The Iranian servicemen were pursuing Pakistani border violators in Iran’s province of Baluchestan in the southeast and followed them into Pakistan. After the Iranians crossed the border, two of them were wounded in the fire exchange and one died of sustained wounds. The Pakistani intruders escaped while Pakistani border guards arrested the two Iranians.

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