Iranian border guards opened fire on a group of kolbars in the Bastam border area of Saqqez, Kurdistan Province, killing kolbar Mansour Mohammadnezhad, a 45-year-old resident of Jonian village in Saqqez.

The Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has learned that the border forces targeted kolbars at close range near the Bastam River without warning, and that Mohammadnezhad died on the spot after being hit by a bullet.