Pakistan accused Iran of killing two children in airstrikes

Photo file. In the image, drones of the Iranian Armed Forces (EFE/ Marina Villén) (Marina Villén/)

Two children died and three were injured in “illegal” Iranian air strikesThe Pakistani Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, adding that it had summoned Iran’s representative to Islamabad to protest against “an unjustified violation of its airspace.”

“This violation of Pakistan’s sovereignty “It is totally unacceptable and can have serious consequences,” the ministry warned.

He added that the bombing in Pakistani territory on Tuesday night “led to the death of two innocent boys and injured three girls.”

There have been no comments from the Iranian side for now.

Iran and Pakistan frequently accuse each other of supporting militants to carry out attacks from across the border, but it is rare for official forces from the two sides to clash.

Iran attacked two bases of the Sunni group this Tuesday with missiles and drones Yeish al Adl in Pakistan territory, after bombing Syria and Iraq this morning, the agency reported Tasnim.

“Two important headquarters of the terrorist group Yeish al Adl were destroyed with missiles and drones in Pakistan,” he said. Tasniman agency linked to the Revolutionary Guard of the Persian country.

The attacks took place in the area of Koh Sahz from the Pakistani province of Balochistan, neighboring the Iranian region of Sistan Balochistan. Tasnim He did not offer any further information about the attacks and indicated that details of the bombings would be made public later.

Yeish al Adl is a Sunni group opposed to the Shiite regime in Tehranwhich claims they are supported by Israel.

The group claimed responsibility for the attack in which 11 police officers died in the city of Rask of Sistan Balochistan last December, among other attacks in recent years.

These attacks come after Iran’s Revolutionary Guard attacked targets linked to the terrorist group with ballistic missiles this morning. Islamic State (IS) and “spies of the Zionist regime (Israel)” in territory of Iraq and Syria.

In its statement, the Revolutionary Guard pointed out that the place in Iraqi Kurdistan that it attacked with missiles was the “center for developing espionage operations and planning terrorist actions in the region” and specifically in Iran by Israel.

Iran attacks targets of a terrorist group in Pakistan with missiles and drones (Europa Press/Contact/Iranian Army Office)
Iran attacks targets of a terrorist group in Pakistan with missiles and drones (Europa Press/Contact/Iranian Army Office) (Europa Press/Contact/Iranian Ar/)

In those attacks died four civilians in Erbil.

Tehran claimed that these attacks are a response to the double suicide bombing in Kerman that caused 94 dead this month and which was claimed by IS and the attack on the Rask police station.

These bombings occur at a time of maximum tension in the Middle East due to the war in Gaza, and in the midst of repeated attacks by pro-Iran militias in Iraq against United States positions in the country and in Syria.

Iran defended this Tuesday its right to defend itself against threats to the country’s national security.

“Iran has the legitimate right to deal with threats to the country’s national security,” said Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Naser Kanani, according to the agency Mehr.

“The operations (bombings) are part of Tehran’s just punishment of those who have acted against the country’s security,” the diplomat said. Kananí also assured that Tehran will not “hesitate to take deterrent actions” against threats to its security and to punish “criminals”, although he stressed that the Persian country supports peace.

“The Islamic Republic of Iran always supports peace, stability and security in the region and adheres to the observance of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the countries,” he assured.

The Revolutionary Guard promised that will continue to search for terrorists who attack on Iranian soil and will punish them wherever they are.

USA He called the Iranian attacks “reckless” and “inaccurate” and assured that there are no injuries among US personnel in Iraq and Syria and no damage has been reported to US facilities.

For its part, Iraq assured that it will present a complaint to the UN Security Council for “Iranian aggression” against safe residential places with ballistic missiles, which caused civilian casualties.”

(With information from AFP and EFE)