Iran’s fire festival crowd incident 13.03.2024

14 Dead in Iran's Fire Festival Chaharshanbe Suri, Spike in Injuries

Iranian authorities have confirmed that at least 14 people have died and over 3,000 others have sustained injuries during Chaharshanbe Suri, the Persian festival of fire.

Iran Reports Sharp Increase in Fire Festival Casualties

Iran faces a somber start to its annual Fire Festival celebrations, with reports from the Iranian Students’ News Agency on Saturday revealing that five people have lost their lives and 91 others have been injured due to fireworks explosions. The incidents, occurring between February 20 and March 1, mark a significant increase in casualties compared to the previous year, with deaths doubling and injuries rising by 57%.

15 killed, over 4,700 injured in fireworks blasts during Iran's year-end fire festival celebrations

TEHRAN, March 13 (Xinhua) — At least 15 people were killed and 4,720 others injured by fireworks explosions in Iranian cities during the Fire Festival celebrations, the semi-official Fars news agency reported Wednesday

Over 3,000 injured during fire festival in Iran (VIDEOS)

The annual celebration takes place in the run-up to Nowruz, the Iranian New Year, and involves bonfires and fireworks

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