14 Armed Afghans Rob Gas Station in Central Iran
A gang of fourteen Afghans, armed to the teeth, swooped down on a gas station in the central Iranian city of Isfahan on Monday and stole some 31 million rials ($3,875) in cash, a source said.
"The Afghans tied up the servicemen in the gas station and stole 31 million rials in cash as well as a cellphone," the source told the official Iranian news agency, IRNA.
He added that the robbers had fired no shots.
Police have launched an extensive investigation into the case.
Iran is home to one of the world's largest refugee populations, which is a direct result of a long drawn-out civil war plaguing neighboring Afghanistan.
In July, Iranian authorities warned undocumented Afghan refugees they face expulsion within two months – Albawaba.com
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