Bloody May, 34 Kolbars were killed and wounded

22:06 - 7 June 2019


Hengaw: The highest number of Kolbars were killed in May 2019. 73.5 % of Kolbars were killed and wounded by direct firings of Iranian government troops in May.

According to recorded statistics at the Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, in May 2019, at least 34 Kolbars were killed and injured on the Kurdistan border in which most of them were killed and wounded by direct firings of Iranian armed forces and Popular Mobilization Forces. in comparison to April in which there were 15 cases, it went up by more than 126%.

methods of Victimization of the Kolbars
direct firings: 25 cases ( 8 persons killed and 17 persons wounded) equal to 73.5% of 100
natural disasters: 4 cases (4 persons killed) equal to 11.5% of 100
Mines : 2 cases ( 1 person killed and 1 person wounded) equal to 6% of 100
beaten and bone fractures: 2 cases ( 2 persons wounded) equal to 6% of 100
accidents: 1 case ( 1 person killed) equal to 3% of 100

classification of victims based on provinces:
West Azerbaijan Province (Urmia): 22 cases include ( 8 persons killed and 4 persons wounded)
Kurdistan Province (Sanandaj): 8 cases ( 4 persons killed and 4 persons wounded)
Kermanshah Province (Kermanshah): 4 cases ( 2 persons killed and 2 persons wounded)