IRAN: TWO MEN HANGED IN THE SOUTHWESTERN PROVINCE OF KHUZESTAN
April 8, 2010: two men were hanged in public in the towns of Behbehan and Shadegan, in the southwest Iranian province of Khuzestan.
The state run Iranian newspaper Kayhan, confirmed that two people were hanged in public in the Ghadir square of Behbehan and Shahrdari square of Shadegan. The newspaper wrote that the men were convicted of drug trafficking.
According to some of the sources the man who was supposed to be hanged in public in Behbehan, survived the hanging and was later executed inside the prison. (Sources: Iran Human Rights, 13/04/2010)