Jamshid Danaeifar has been killed by terrorists, the deputy governor general of the southeastern Iranian Sistan-and-Baluchestan Province Ali Asghar Mir-Shekar told IRNA on Saturday.
Jaish-ul-Adl terrorists kidnapped five Iranian border guards in Jakigour region in Sistan and Baluchestan on February 6 and took them to the Pakistani territory.
In a message on April 6, Iran’s Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said efforts by security and diplomatic bodies as well as locals had borne fruit and four of the abductees had been freed and reunited with their families.
The Iranian minister on April 10 rejected claims by the terrorist group that it had killed Danaeifar.
Iran declared that it held the Pakistani government responsible for the lives of the Iranian hostages.
On October 25, 2013, Jaish-ul-Adl killed 14 Iranian border guards and wounded six others in the border region near the city of Saravan in Sistan and Baluchestan Province.
In February 2013, Iran and Pakistan signed a security agreement under which both countries are required to cooperate in preventing and combating organized crime, fighting terrorism and countering the activities that pose a threat to the national security of either country.
Iran has repeatedly called on Pakistan to comply with the terms of the agreement.