Border forces near the Hangeh-ye Zhal border area in Baneh, Kurdistan Province, opened fire on a group of kolbars without warning and at close range on 30 September, resulting in the death of a young kolbar, Mohammad Khaledi.

The body of the deceased kolbar, from the village of Chichuran in Baneh, was taken to the Salahuddin Ayoubi Hospital in the city.

According to statistics compiled by the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), Iranian border forces killed at least two kolbars and injured nine others in the border areas of Baneh, Sardasht, Hawraman and Piranshahr.