Iranians tweet in support of five kidnapped Iranian soldiers

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After Sunni insurgent group Jaish al-Adl (Army of Justice) took credit for kidnapping five Iranian border guards, Iranians on Twitter began an online campaign for their release with the hashtag #FreeIranianSoldiers.

Jaish ul-Adl, which operates between the border of Iran and Pakistan, took credit for the kidnapping by tweeting pictures of the soldiers on their account. There is another Twitter account affiliated with the group that has not tweeted since Aug. 25, 2013. Their previous blog on Blogspot, where they have announced previous attacks, is no longer available. However, it appears they have started a new blog where they posted more pictures of the soldiers. Continue reading

Sunni Group Takes Credit for Attack That Killed 14 Iranians

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A Sunni terrorist group claimed credit for an attack that killed 14 Iranian border guards on Friday, Oct. 25.

In the statement published in Persian on their website, the Army of Justice took credit for the attack that killed mostly conscripts in the city of Seravan in the Sistan-Balochistan province on the Iran-Pakistan border. The statement read: “This successful operation is an answer to the violent crimes of Sepah (Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps) in the Islamic land of Syria and is also an answer for oppression and crimes the regime has committed against the oppressed Sunnis of Iran.” Continue reading