9 Pakistani labourers murdered in Iran’s Sarawan city

According to the Iranian news agency Maher, unknown armed men killed Pakistani workers in the city of Sarawan in the Iranian province of Sistan and Baluchistan, which is adjacent to the Pakistani border.A local Baloch rights group says that three more people were injured in the incident and the dead and injured were Pakistani laborers who worked at a local workshop and lived there.

According to Maher Agency, no group has yet claimed responsibility for the incident.The families of the dead laborers said that the 2 dead laborers belong to Galewal in Lodhran area, Zubair, a resident of Lodhran, and his nephew Abu Bakr had gone to Iran for work.On the other hand, Pakistani Ambassador to Iran Mudassar Tipu also confirmed the killing of 9 Pakistani laborers in the incident and said that he is deeply shocked by the horrific killing of 9 Pakistanis in Sarawan.

He said that the Pakistani Embassy will provide full support to the bereaved families. The Pakistani Consul General in Zahedan has visited the accident site and the hospital.The Pakistani ambassador said that he has demanded full cooperation from Iran on the killing of Pakistanis.