Iranian border guards have opened fire on a group of kolbars in the Hangeh-ye Zhal border area in Kurdistan province on 26 July, killing kolbar Fereydoun Nasseri and injuring five other kolbars.

Border forces targeted the kolbars from a near distance, and without prior warning, sources told the KHRN.

Fereydoun Nasseri was from Bukan, West Azerbaijan province, and the father of one child.

The KHRN has not yet received information on the identity of the injured kolbars.

Some of the relatives of the kolbars gathered in front of the Salah al-Din Ayubi Hospital in Baneh after the body of the kolbar was transferred to the hospital and the injured kolbars were hospitalised.