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Iranian guards kill two for illegal border crossing bid

By Our Correspondent 2018-11-12
GWADAR: Two Pakistani nationals were killed and four sustained injuries after Iranian border guards opened fire when they were trying to illegally cross the Pak-Iran border along the Prom area of Balochistan`s Panjgur district on sunday.

According to the Levies officials, a pick-up carrying seven people was trying to cross the border when the Iranian border guards opened fire on it.

The people travelling in the vehicle hailed from different areas in Balochistan and Khyber Pal(htunkhwa.

Two of them were 1(illed and four suffered injuries.

The only person in the vehicle who remained unhurt was its driver, they added.

They said the seven people were trying to cross the border without legal documents.

The bodies and the injured were taken to the district hospital.

The deceased were identified as Abdullah from Kech district of Balochistan and Nawaz from Mohmand tribal district of KP.