10/26/13, "Iran hangs 16 rebels 'in reprisal for border deaths'," BBC
"Sixteen rebels have been hanged in Iran in retaliation for the deaths of at least 14 border guards in an ambush, say Iranian news agencies.
It is not clear what link, if any, those hanged had to the border attack.
One report suggests they may already have been tried and convicted, but their executions brought forward following the ambush.
Friday night's attack in a mountainous region outside Saravan, on the south-eastern border with Pakistan, was blamed by Saravan's member of parliament, Hedayatollah Mirmoradzehi, on "anti-revolution guerrillas".
But reports that a rebel group called Jeish Al-Adl had claimed responsibility for the ambush were "not confirmed", Mr Mirmoradzehi told local Tasnim news agency."...