Iran border forces killed two Pakistanis trying to enter Iran illegally

According to Pakistan security officials, 15 people tried to enter Iran illegally. The Iranian border force opened fire on the illegal entrants. Two of them were killed on the spot while five others were taken into custody. The remaining managed to enter Iran and fled.

Pakistani officials said the Iranian border force handed over the bodies and the arrested five men to the Levies at Pillar No. 250 of the Pak-Iran border. Iranian officials say the incident took place on April 12.

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Levies officials shifted the bodies to the District Headquarter Hospital, Gwadar, where they were identified as 20-year-old Shahzeb Khan, son of Farzand Ali Khan, and 27-year-old Omer Sadiq, son of Allah Dad. The bodies were sent to their native town in Bannu.

The arrested men were taken to the Levies police station in Gwadar, after which they were handed over to FIA Gwadar. Three of them, Waheed Khan, Shah Fayaz Khan, and Sifat Ali Khan belong to Bannu, while Muhammad Sagheer belongs to Karachi. The fifth man, identified as Muhammad Muqeem, belongs to Jhang.

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