Jabbar Veysi, a 30-year-old kolbar who was injured by gunfire from Iranian border guards in the Nowsud border area in Kermanshah Province on 29 January, died on 31 January at Taleghani Hospital in Kermanshah due to the severity of his injuries.

Veysi, from the village of Jujar in Salas-e Babajani, Kermanshah Province, was shot at close range and suffered severe head injuries from multiple pellet shots.

He was initially taken to medical facilities in Nowsud and Paveh. However, due to the severity of his injuries, he was later transferred to Taleghani Hospital in Kermanshah, where he was admitted to intensive care.

CT scan image of Jabbar Veysi’s skull