Iranian border guards opened fire on a group of Kurdish border porters known as Kolbars in the border areas of Somayeh Broadost, Orumiyeh, West Azerbaijan Province on July 09. As a result, three Kolbars identified as Hekmat Ahmadi, Shamzin Ahmadi and Roshan Jahangir got injured, local sources told the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). 

The three Kolbars were taken to a hospital at the Kurdish town of Yoksekova in Turkey for treatment.