A Kurdish citizen was killed during the conflict between the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) forces and Peshmerga of the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran (PDKI) near the city of Paveh.

Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that, on Monday, Oct 12, 2018, IRGC forces surrounded the Bimiri promenade in Paveh on the pretext of facing a team of Peshmergah of (PDKI) and targeted one of the houses in the area.

In this conflict, which lasted for nearly 3 hours, two Peshmergah members of the (PDKI) died. Moreover, a Pwah citizen called Farshad Chechani, who was present in the conflict zone, was killed by IRGC forces.

Farhad Chechani

Following the clash, one of the sites affiliated with the Ministry of intelligence covering news on Kurdish parties introduced Farshad Chachani as a member of the PDKI while announcing that three people had been killed in this conflict. However, after a few hours, the site reportedly claimed that it was not yet clear to the security forces if Farshad Chechani was affiliated with the party or not?

Also, following the killing of this Kurdish citizen, the Paveh Intelligence agency has the family to announce that their son had been killed by the Peshmerga.

A resident of the area has told KHRN that the security forces had surrounded the whole area after the onset of the conflict and warned the locals that anyone present in the conflict zone will be considered as an enemy targeted by the IRGC forces.

According to this source, the security forces have dominated the city of Pave and the Guard helicopters are patrolling over Shahu Mountains following the conflict.