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Six Iranian border guards detained briefly by Taliban released

Six Iranian border guards who were detained by the Taliban in Iran’s eastern border with Afghanistan on Thursday evening have been released, the headquarters of the Iranian border guard in East Khorasan province confirmed on Friday.  

The border guards were on patrol on the zero-point at the border when they were arrested by the Taliban forces for ‘illegal entry’ into Afghanistan.

Iranian officials held talks with the Taliban officials to sort out the issue and bring the border guards back home.

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