You have searched for "turkmenistan"

Showing 1-10 of 533

Sort by: Newest | Oldest | Relevance

World 07 May 2020 | 9:59 PM

Exclusive: Afghan lawmakers say 45 migrants drowned after Iranian guards forced them into river

KABUL/HERAT, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Iranian border guards killed 45 Afghan migrant workers trying to cross into Iran this month by forcing them into a raging mountain torrent at gunpoint, according to two Afghan lawmakers investigating the deaths.

World 03 May 2020 | 5:05 PM

Afghanistan probes report Iranian border guards forced migrants into river, many drowned

HERAT, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Afghan officials on Sunday launched a hunt to retrieve bodies of Afghan migrants from a river in a western province after reports that Iranian border guards tortured and threw Afghans into the river to prevent their entry into Iran.