Iran: US nationals nabbed over 'illegal entry'

Iran's security officials confirm the arrest of three American nationals in Western city of Marivan, charging the detainees with "illegal entry".

“The three, who have not been identified yet, were arrested on the Malakh- Khur border area in Marivan," Iraj Hassanzadeh, the deputy governor of Kurdistan for political-security affairs, told Fars news agency.

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The hikers have been identified as Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd and Joshua Fattal.

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