TAYBAD (Press Shia Agency) – The commander of Taybad border regiment forces in Iran’s northeastern province of Khorasan Razavi announced that his forces have managed to arrest 72 illegal border crossers over the past week.

Speaking to the Press Shia Agency News Agency, Brigadier General Mashallah Jan Nesar hailed the vigilance of border guards in Taybad and said their precise monitoring and control of the region has prevented border crossers from entering the country.

He added that over the past week, the Taybad border regiment forces have identified and blocked 72 foreigners, who were seeking to illegally enter the country, through mounting ambush missions.  

In the operations, the 72 illegal border crossers were arrested and given to judicial authorities, the commander noted.

Brigadier General Jan Nesar went on to say that the illegal entrance of some foreigners to the country can cause serious problems for the Iranian citizens but with the grace of God and thanks to the border guards, the foreigners’ infiltration into the country has been prevented.