Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb. 20 / Trend T. Jafarov /
Eight people were executed in Adilabad prison in Iranian city of Shiraz yesterday, Fars agency said on Wednesday.
The individuals accused of drug smuggling in 2008-2011 were arrested and sentenced to death penalty.
Around 20 people accused of drug smuggling were executed in Tehran in October-November 2012 and 5 people in December. According to media reports, around 587 people were executed in Iran in 2012.
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