Photos by Arash Khamooshi, ISNA
In recent days, supporters of Iranian presidential candidates have been taking to the streets to campaign for their favorite candidate. Photographer Arash Khamooshi has captured the excitement in the capital city Tehran. Iran’s 2013 presidential election will be held June 14. Eight men were approved by the Guardian Council to run in the election, out of which two have dropped out of the race.
Siran Yeganeh, a 10-year old student who suffered severe burns in a school fire accident in the northwestern Iranian village of Sheenabad, has died from her injuries.
Students who suffered severe burns have been hospitalized in Tabriz
Rasoul Khezri, a local MP, told the Khabar-on-line website: „Respiratory problems, severe burns and poisonous gas inhalation were causes of her death.“ The Education Minister, who appeared in Parliament today to apologize for the incident in the grade four classroom, claimed that he had visited the students and that some of them were so well on their way to recovery that they had „stood up and chanted anthems“ upon his arrival. Lies den Rest dieses Beitrags