Two inmates were hanged Monday in Khoy Prison, northwest of Iran, based on drug related charges.

One of the inmates was identified as Hushang Padashi from Urmia, also in northwest of the country, while there is no information about the latter at the time of this report.

These executions have been carried out during the last week of Persian calendar year and Iranian national celebrations. However, many families are mourning the executions of their loved ones.