Tehraninfo-icon: Twenty seven members of Iraninfo-icon's elite Revolutionary Guards were killed a suicide attack the southeast of the country, Fars newsinfo-icon reported on Wednesday.

A suicide car bomb targeted a bus carrying members of the Guards, it said in a statement. 

The attack happened on the road between the cities of Zahedan and Khash, a volatile area near the Pakistaninfo-icon border where militant groups and drug smugglers frequently operate. 

Al-Qaida-linked group Jaish al Adl claimed reponsibility for the attack, which also wounded ten members of the Guards, Fars reported. 

A video posted by Fars showed blood and debris on the highway at the site of the attack. 

An attack by gunmen on a military parade in the city of Ahvaz last fall killed at least 25 people, including 12 members of the Guards.