Kurdish Trader Fatally Shot by Iranian Border Guards

14 May 2024 22:20

Hengaw: Tuesday, May 14, 2023

At the Choman border of Baneh, Kurdistan (Sanandaj) Province, young Kurdish trader Moein Tawfiqpour lost his life due to direct fire from Iranian Border Guards.

According to a report received by the Hengaw Organization for Human Rights on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, Iranian Border Guards stationed at the Choman border of Baneh fired upon a vehicle owned by Moein Tawfiqpour, 24 years old, resulting in his untimely demise.

According to a reliable source, Moein Tawfiqpour, aged 24 and married, hailed from the village of Choman. He was fatally shot by Iranian Border Guards wielding AK-47 rifles while inside his Toyota vehicle, allegedly without prior warning, on grounds of suspected illegal goods transportation.

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