Iranian regime hangs at least six Afghans: reports

April 19, 2014

The Iranian regime has executed at least six Afghans over drugs smuggle charges, local authorities in northeastern Takhar province of Afghanistan have declared, local Afghan media reported.

The Provincial governor spokesman, Sunatullah Temori said that the bodies of the executed individuals have not been taken to Afghanistan and they will likely be buried in Iran.

The families of victims have confirmed that the Iranian regime authorities have informed them regarding the execution of their relatives, the reports said without mentioning when the executions have been carried out.

He said more Afghans detained in Iran are expected to be executed.

The executed individuals were between 20 to 26 year old and four of them were residents of Kalafgan district while the identities of the two others are still unclear, local officials said.



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