Three border guards killed in flash floods in Mirjaveh

March 3, 2019

TEHRAN – Three Iranian border guards have been killed after flash floods hit the city of Mirjaveh in Iran’s southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, Tasnim reported on Sunday.

The guards, Sergeant Mohammad Nouri, Private Ali Khalvaki, Private Mojtaba Yazdan Panah, were killed after they got trapped in floodwaters while performing patrol duty, deputy provincial governor Mohammad Hadi Marashi said.

Marashi said the first soldier found himself trapped in floodwaters while was on his post duties.

“Another soldier who witnessed the incident entered the water to save the first one, but could not make it himself either,” he continued. “Unfortunately, the same happened for the third soldier.” 

MH/PA

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