Ahwan Dashti, a 28-year-old kolbar from the Baneh, Kurdistan Province, was killed by gunfire from Iranian border forces in the Hangeh-ye Zhal border area in Baneh this morning.

Border guards opened fire on a group of kolbars in the Hangeh-ye Zhal border area without prior warning and at close range, killing Dashti, who comes from the village of Miradeh in Baneh, was killed.

In the past two weeks, Iranian border guards have fatally shot three kolbars, including a child named Farough Alizadeh, as well as Asaad Hassanpour and Yavar Veysi, and wounded 20 other kolbars in the border areas of Baneh in Kurdistan Province and Nowsud in Kermanshah Province, according to KHRN statistics.