Iranian border guards have opened fire on a group of kolbars in the Hangeh-ye Zhal border area in Baneh, Kurdistan province, on 17 August, injuring two kolbars named Khalil Khaledi and Fereydoun Mohammadzadeh.

The border forces shot at the group at a close range, and without prior warning, sources told the KHRN.

The two kolbars were taken to Salah al-Din Ayubi Hospital in Baneh for treatment.