2 local Kurdish tradesmen known as “ Kasibkar “  killed in a car accident on the borders of Sardasht

2 local Kurdish tradesmen known as “ Kasibkar “ killed in a car accident on the borders of Sardasht

00:45 - 21 February 2021

 

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Hengaw : 2 Kurdish local Kurdish tradesmen known as “ Kasibkar “ lost their lives due to a car accident after drowning  into a river in the Iraqi Kurdistan region.

According to a report received by Hengaw  Human Rights Organization, 2 tradesmen drowned into the river  while crossing the Qassem Rash River, located on the borders of the Pashdar district of Sulaimaniyah province in Iraqi  Kurdistan Region, at around 9 pm on Saturday, February 20, 2021.

An informed source has identified these 2 tradesmen  as "Abu Bakr Mohammadi", 35, from the village of "Gorashir" in Sardasht, and "Eskandar Mohammad" from a village in the Pashdar district.  Both tradesmen were married and father of 2  children.

Hangaw’s sources said that there is no information about the fate and whereabouts of 3 other individuals who were with these tradesmen.

According to the source, these  tradesmen  were chased by the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guards while crossing the border and were fired upon , which forced  them to throw themselves into the river.

It is worth mentioning that the bodies of these two businessmen were discovered by the local villagers around the mentioned river.