An Iranian soldier was killed and two pro-government militiamen were wounded in a rebel attack on a border post with Pakistan in southeast Iran, state news agency IRNA reported Wednesday.

Commander Ramezan Sharif of the Revolutionary Guards, quoted by IRNA, said a soldier of the elite force was killed and two bassiji Islamist militia volunteers were wounded.

He identified the assailants as members of Jaish-ul Adl (Army of Justice), a Sunni extremist group, and said they suffered “heavy losses” in the attack in the Saravan region on Tuesday. […]