Unknown group of armed people took two people as hostages in Iran’s south eastern Sistan and Baluchistan Province yesterday night, Mehr news agency reported on Dec. 10.

The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) released the hostages today morning, by launching a special rescue operation, according to the public relation departments of the Quds headquarters of the IRGC.

Three members of the armed group were killed and three injured as a result of the skirmish.