Iran: A Couple Burned Because of Self-Immolation

 Thursday, September 3, 2015 8:32:18 AM

The victims, who have three girls 7 to 16-year-old, were burned as a result of self-immolation as suicide through the flammable material, news agencies said.

Shahla Taheri, 30, had poured oil on her body and her husband Nariman Balian, 41,  to burn themselves as a self-destruction, according to the reports. Shahla lost her life in the hospital a day after the suicide and her husband, 80% burns, is faced with the risk of death.

The event had allegedly been occurred in Resalat Town in Kermanshah city on 29 Aug 2015; the neighbors had acknowledged that poverty caused by financial problems. It was the second incident as "self-immolation" in Kermanshah Province (the Kurdish region) in just three days.


By: Kaveh Taheri