UPDATE: New details about murder of 2 Kurdish Civilians by Iranian security forces in Piranshahr

Hengaw : Yesterday, on February 24, 2021 , Iranian security forces in Piranshahr o

25 February 2021 14:43


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Hengaw : Yesterday, on February 24, 2021 , Iranian security forces in Piranshahr opened fire on a civilian car belonging to a Kurdish citizen, and  killed 2 of its passengers who were brothers, and refused to hand over their corpses to their families .

According to a report received by Hengaw Human Rights Organization, at around 2:00 PM on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, Iranian security forces, Including the Iranian  Intelligence forces and the Iranian Islamic  Revolutionary Guards forces of Hamzeh military Base in Urmia, machine gunned a civilian truck a  on Shinabad - Zidan road  and killed  Its two civilians passengers identified as  Abdullah Naderi and Osman Naderi, who were brothers. .

According to an eyewitness, the Iranian security forces, who came from Urmia in three vehicles, opened fire on the truck before it stopped, and the 2 passengers  lost their lives.

The Iranian security forces took the corpses of Osman and Abdullah with them and have not handed them over , despite the pursuit of their family.

Last night, dozens of members of Naderi's family gathered in front of the Piranshahr Intelligence Office and protested , but Osman and Abdullah’s  parents and several of their relatives  were detained for several hours.

Iran's Ministry of Intelligence released a statement yesterday stating that a "terrorist" operation in Piranshahr had been foiled and that two people had been killed.  These 2 brothers  were called terrorists by the Iranian security agencies while they were civilians and residents of Piranshahr.

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