Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has learned from multiple and verified sources that two Kurdish Kolbar porters died and 12 others were injured in January 2020.
One of the dead was killed by Iranian government forces and the other, a 55-year-old Kolbar worker, froze to death in adverse weather conditions.
Government troops also shot and injured 11 Kolbar and Kurdish tradesmen. Another was injured after he fell off from a mountainous area.
According to statistics , 79 Kolbar and Kurdish tradesmen were killed and 165 were been injured last year.