392 injured in fire festival

Spokesman of Iran’s emergency services Mojtaba Khaledi said on Wednesday, “The number of those injured in Chaharshanbe Suri [a fire jumping festival celebrated on the last Tuesday before Nowruz, the Iranian New Year] accidents stands at 392, of whom 45 are women and four are in critical condition.”

Spokesman of Iran’s emergency services Mojtaba Khaledi said on Wednesday, “The number of those injured in Chaharshanbe Suri [a fire jumping festival celebrated on the last Tuesday before Nowruz, the Iranian New Year] accidents stands at 392, of whom 45 are women and four are in critical condition.”

Spokesman of Iran’s emergency services Mojtaba Khaledi said on Wednesday, “The number of those injured in Chaharshanbe Suri [a fire jumping festival celebrated on the last Tuesday before Nowruz, the Iranian New Year] accidents stands at 392, of whom 45 are women and four are in critical condition.

”He added, “Chaharshanbe Suri accidents have resulted in 22 limb amputations, two enucleation operations and three deaths, including a 12-year-old child in Tehran, a 17-year-old in Varamin, and an 18-year-old in Karaj.

”Khaledi stated that the destruction of three apartments south of Tehran has also left six injured.

This news was translated by IFP from Mehr News Agency