QUETTA: The Iranian security forces shot dead an Afghan national and injured two others for trying to cross the border illegally through a desolate place in the Kech district of Balochistan. According to officials, a patrol of the Levies Force spotted the body and injured in the Jalgi Buleda area of Turbat town and shifted them to the nearest hospital. They said that the Iranian forces had fired on the victims for trying to illegally enter the territory of Iran. The deceased was identified as Ali Akbar while the injured were Raza Muhammad and Ibrahim who belonged to Afghanistan.
Published in The Express Tribune, April 14th, 2016.