The Iranian Revolutionary Guards have reported an attack and firing incident from the Pakistan side into the Iranian territory resulting into casualties of Iranian nationals.
Two Iranian civilians were killed in an alleged cross-border attack by suspected militants on Saturday, according to the Iranian Revolutionary Guards.
A statement on the Guards' Sepah News website said, "On Saturday evening, a terrorist team... fired (ammunition) from within Pakistani territory towards the Iranian border region of Saravan. Two local workers in the region were martyred in this terrorist attack,” read the statement.
The attack allegedly took place in the Sistan-Baluchistan province.
According to the statement, personnel of the Quds force, the Guards' foreign operations wing, killed one of the attackers and wounded two, while others reportedly fled back into Pakistani territory.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani wrote to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif calling for greater efforts to prevent militant attacks along the border.