Two convicted drug traffickers hanged in Iran
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Two convicted drug traffickers hanged in Iran

Two convicted drug traffickers have been hanged in southwestern Iran, the Fars news agency reported on Sunday.

world Updated: Oct 18, 2010 07:47 IST
IANS

Two convicted drug traffickers have been hanged in southwestern Iran, the Fars news agency reported on Sunday.

The two were hanged in a prison in the city of Ahvaz after their death penalties were confirmed by the Supreme Court, Fars said without giving the date of the execution.

Murder, rape, armed robbery and trafficking of drugs weighing more than 5 kg are among the crimes punishable by death in Iran.

First Published: Oct 18, 2010 07:45 IST