The strike took location beside the Iranian town of Saravan, in south east Iran on Saturday. State TV said the equipped assembly had traversed the border from Pakistan and ambushed the guards, before escaping back out of the homeland.
Hours later 16 rebels were executed, localizedized judicial authorized Mohammad Marzieh was cited as saying.
The report provided couple of other minutia of the hangings. It did not mention a test, proposing the prisoners may currently have been convicted and punished to death, and their executions moved up after the trap.
State news bureau IRNA said Iranian administration are now enquiring if the strike was by pharmaceutical smugglers, who operate in the mountainous locality, or an opponents assembly.
More than 100 persons have been executed in Iran this year, according to Amnesty worldwide. Death judgments are most routinely presented out for drugs offences.