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Two Iranian soldiers detained in Afghanistan: Police
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Two Iranian soldiers detained in Afghanistan: Police

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Kabul, Jul 9 : The Afghan forces have detained two Iranian soldiers who illegally crossed the Afghan border, Ghulam Mahyuddin Khairkhwah, the Farah province's police commander, said on Tuesday.

"Two Iranian soldiers, who have entered 70 meters (76.5 yards) into Afghan soil in the Farah province with vehicle and carrying a heavy weapon, were detained by border forces [on Monday] and are now in custody," Sputnik quoted Khairkhwah as saying.

Sources said that the Iranian government, in response, has cut electricity across the border with Afghanistan. Iran is yet to comment on the incident. (UNI)