Two Citizens Killed By Police’s Unruly Shooting

Last Sunday, March 13, 2022, two residents of a village in Dalahoo County of the Kermanshah Province were shot dead by the police near the Mausoleum of Baba-Yadegar.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Kurdpa, the police killed two citizens identified as Pouria Rezai, age 24, and her mother Soorat Sayyadi in Dalahoo County.

According to an informed source, the police began to shoot towards the two individuals in the vehicle without any warning. This mother and son had been there to visit the Mausoleum of Baba-Yadegar.

HRANA’s annual human rights report has specifically documented cases in which military forces’ use of live ammunition against citizens has led to their injury or death.

According to the 2021 report, 242 citizens have been shot by the police and military forces, from which, 94 have lost their lives including 23 Kolbars, 31 Sukhtbar and 40 other citizens. The rest who have been injured include 81 Kolbars, 16 Sukhtbar and 51 other citizens.