Armed forces shot and wounded a Trader

Friday, March 5, 2021, “Ghobad Niknam”, a Trader from Saqez, was wounded by direct fire from the Iranian armed forces, near the village of “Navkhas”.
He was traveling on Bastam Road in the village of Navkhas and was fired upon by the armed forces without any prior warning.
According to local sources, the Iranian armed forces has shot him as suspicion of carrying smuggled goods. However, the Trader did not have any goods in his car, and these forces were able to stop the car without using weapon.

Ghobad Niknam was transferred to Saqez medical centers for treatment. According to the information received, his physical condition was reported to be serious.

Kurdistan Human rights Association