Man dies in firing by Iranian guards

Published February 14, 2015
Iranian border guards. —AP/File
Iranian border guards. —AP/File

GWADAR: A man belonging to Bal Negore area of Kech died and another suffered injuries when Iranian border guards opened fire, reports reaching said on Friday.

The incident took place in the Iranian province of Sistan-Baluchestan, bordering Makran.

According to Levies officials, the two men had crossed over to Iranian side to find work when border guards spotted them and opened fire.

Also read: 7 injured as Iranian border guards fire rockets in Balochistan's Kech

Levies officials confirmed the incident and said the deceasad was identified as Momin, son of Ibrahim, and the injured as Atta, son of Noor Mohammad.

Later, Atta was sent to Karachi for treatment.

Published in Dawn February 14th , 2015

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