Iran prosecutor shot dead in Sistan Baluchistan

A public prosecutor, Mousa Nouri,  and his driver died in a “hail of bullets” in the town of Zabol, in the south-eastern Iranian province of Sistan Baluchistan, state media reported. There was no claim of responsibility.

Less than two weeks ago, 14 border guards were killed on the frontier with Pakistan. Sixteen prisoners were executed in retaliation. Iranian media say the two incidents were not related.

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