Posted News: Mon, Jan 30th, 2017
News Code: 673

Ruhani’s gift to Kurds: More than a hundred Kolbars killed or wounded in 2016

MAF NEWS – Some one hundred border carriers called Kolbar have been killed or wounded by Iranian frontier guards in 2016, Maf News reported.

Kolbar is the name for those people who carry goods through Iraqi and Iranian kurdistan border.

They say that the only way of income for them is ‘Kolbari’ (carrying goods through border) since there is no other jobs in Iranian Kurdish border areas.

Iranian border guards on the other hand, accuse Kolbars of smuggling goods to iran which damages the countries economy.