Hengaw: At least 55 Kurdish Kolbars and tradesmen (Kasibkar) were killed and wounded on the borders of Kurdistan in April. These statistics have increased with 22 cases (66%) compared to the last month.
According to the registered statistics by the Statistics and Documentation Center of Hengaw Human Rights Organization, in April 2022, at least 55 Kolbars and salesmen were killed and wounded on the borders of Kurdistan. 89% of the cases were victimized by direct fire from the Iranian Armed Forces.
According to the report, 4 Kolbars lost their lives and 51 Kolbars and tradesmen were injured.
Most of the registered victims are in Kermanshah province with 52 cases. Two of the injured Kolbars were injured on the border of Kermanshah were teenagers and below 18.
Reasons for death or injury
Direct fire: 48 Cases (3 killed and 45 wounded) equal to 89% of the total cases.
Natural hazards: 7 cases (1 killed and 6 injured) equal 11% of the total cases.
Separation of victims by province
West Azerbaijan Province (Urmia): 2 cases including (2 killed).
Kurdistan Province (Sanandaj): 1 case including (1 injured).
Kermanshah province: 52 cases including (2 killed and 50 injured).
Armed Forces Shooter
Border Guards: 48 cases (3 killed and 45 wounded)