The Afghan government strongly reacted to the killing of dozens of Afghans in Afghanistan-Iran border, calling it an ‘Unforgivable’ crime.

Sediq Sediqqi, a presidential spokesperson, issued a statement on Twitter, stating that the brutal and inhuman act along the border with Iran, which led to the martyrdom of some of Afghan nationals, is an ‘unforgivable’ crime.

He also added that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will strictly pursue the case in a bid to ensure justice.

This comes as some of the Afghan migrants accused the Iranian forces, border guards, of throwing 57 people into a river which resulted in the killing of at least 23 of them.

Certain of the survivors of the incident have claimed that the Iranian border guards initially arrested the migrants from a bordering region and later threw them in to Harirod River.

According to reports, the incident took place earlier last week as the migrants were on their way to Iran, apparently for work opportunities.

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