Posted News: Sun, Nov 18th, 2018
News Code: 1502

Iranian Border Guards Kill 1 Kurdish Porter, Injure 5 Others

MAF NEWS – Iranian border guards opened fire on a group of frontier carriers known as Kolbars, in Marivan and killed one kolbar and five Kolbars from Urmia, Salmas, Marivan, Sardasht and Baneh were shot and wounded, Maf News reported.

According to the Center of Democracy and Human Rights in Kurdistan, 15-years-old Mehran Dehestani Rad from Sardasht and Sirwan Abdollazadeh from Piranshahr were shot and wounded last night (2018-11-17), while they were passing the border.

Mehran Dehestani Rad

In November 14, 2018, Loghman Khiali, also a Kolbar from Baneh was shot and wounded by the border guards in Choman.

Ghaleb Kovik was shot and killed by the border guards in Marivan border point Sunday, November 11, 2018.

Maher Shini, a Kolbar from Urmia and Mohammad Valipour from Salmas were shot by the border guards and wounded.

Although, two articled of Iranian constitution say that the Iranian armed forced are not allowed to open fire unless they are in danger, but tens of Kolbars are being shot and killed every year by the border guard of the Iran.