Iran hangs 12 people


Iran has hanged eight people for drug trafficking and executed four others convicted of kidnapping and murder in the restive Sistan-Baluchestan province, media reported on Saturday.
The eight unidentified traffickers were hanged in the city of Qom south of Tehran in the past Iranian week which ended on Friday, Qom prosecutor Mansoor Barzegar Ganji was quoted as saying by Mehr news agency.
Four other men identified as Mahmoud Barahui, Shahram Narui, Zohoor Ahmad Asef-Doost and Jahanbakhsh Barahui, were executed on Saturday in a prison in the city of Zahedan in southeastern Iran, the official IRNA news agency reported…
The four were the first hangings reported in 2011.


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