Iran: Kurdish girls caught in village school fire

KT News:

Deadly fire in classroom today; photo –

Around 40 girls were caught in a fire in a village school in eastern Kurdistan (Iran) today. Some were badly burned and, according to latest reports, one girl has died from her injuries.

The fire occurred in Enghelab Elementary Girl School in Shinabad, a village near the city of Piranshahr, after an oil heater exploded.

According to one report, the local representative to the Iranian parliament has called on the minister of education to resign and take responsibility for a disaster caused by the school’s hazardous heating system.

It is believed most of the girls were taken to hospital.

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One Response to Iran: Kurdish girls caught in village school fire
  1. Homan
    December 10, 2012 | 21:49

    Is there any way that we can help the kids and families?

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