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Iranian Border Guards Wound Kurdish Porter

Another Kurdish porter, better known as Kolbar, was wounded by the Iranian border guards on Thursday.

Hengaw Organization for Human Rights said in a report that the Iranian border forces on Thursday morning opened fire at a group of Kurdish Kolbars in the mountainous areas of Nowsud town of Kermanshah province.

According to the human rights group, at least one porter was severely wounded as a result of the direct fire by the Iranian border guards.

He was identified as Arya Khalidi from Nowsud town.

During 2020, a total of 59 Kurdish porters were killed while 181 others were injured as a result of either shooting by the Iranian and Turkish border forces or natural accidents, Hengaw agency noted.