On the morning of Friday, March 5th, a Kurdish citizen named Ghobad Nawokhasi from the village of Mahidar Sofla in Saqez was severely wounded by government soldiers.
Government soldiers shot the citizen without any prior warning at the Nakhwan border near the village of Bastam in the Saqez.
Iranian government forces fired directly at the man on suspicion of "smuggling goods."
This citizen was seriously injured after being shot by government soldiers and was taken to a hospital in Tabriz for medical treatment.
So far, government officials have not allowed his family to visit Ghobad Nawokhasi at the hospital.