Five Iranian border guards who were kidnapped had been freed on Sunday. Iranian military officials
However, IRNA has reported that the news of the release of the five border guards is not reliable”
Earlier, an Iranian Sunni rebel group called Jaish al-Adl (Army of Justice) claimed responsibility for the kidnapping of the five men in Sistan-Balochistan province.
Jaish Al-Adl has also denied the border guards had been released.