Turkish border forces have opened fire on and killed a young kolbar named Aziz Mohammadzadeh this morning in the border areas of Chaldoran in West Azerbaijan province.

A source in the city of Chaldoran confirmed the news to the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN).

Turkish border forces “targeted a group of kolbars” and killed Mohammadzadeh, said the source.

The kolbar’s body was transferred to the city of Van in southeast Turkey and has not been returned to his family yet, it added.

Aziz Mohammadzadeh, 23, was from the village of Qezel Arkh in Maku, West Azerbaijan province.