Baku, Azerbaijan, March 13
An attempt to violate the state border of Iran from Azerbaijan has been prevented, said the message of the State Border Service of Azerbaijan.
The report said 8-10 people tried to cross the Iranian border from the Azerbaijani Dashkend village of Yardimli district.
The mentioned group of people ignored the calls to stop and the warning shots, and opened fire at the border guards. As a result of skirmish, five people people have been wounded and two more got arrested.
The doctors who arrived at the scene were unable to save the wounded, despite efforts.
The trespassers were citizens of Bangladesh, along with their guides, who were armed, said the report.
The on-scene investigation revealed ammo for a hunting rifle, an one "Browning" pistol.