Iranian forces shot dead 40-year-old Kurdish civilian Frashad Ibrahimi after they opened fire on his vehicle at a checkpoint around the village of Sarqala near the town of Kamyaran, on the Kamyaran-Kermanshah road, on 24 December. 

His body was handed back to his family on 26 December following examination by a forensic doctor in Kermanshah, Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) was told. 

A photo seen by KHRN shows that the victim had a single gunshot wound to his back.