According to the Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA), East Azerbaijan Emergency Center Head Asgar Jafari informed the press about the issue.
“Twenty 15-year-old students at a school in the Bagmişeh district of Tabriz were taken to Sinai Hospital with complaints of respiratory distress and shortness of breath,” Caferi said. said.
The Iranian official said that the general condition of the students is good.
Mass poisoning cases in schools in Iran
Since November 30, 2022, there have been mass poisoning cases in schools where mostly female students are educated in Iran.
The students show symptoms such as respiratory distress, nausea, headache and numbness in the limbs. More than 5,000 students have been poisoned in 238 schools so far.
In a written statement on March 11, Iran’s Ministry of Interior announced that more than 100 people were suspected of being connected to mass poisoning cases in schools in Tehran, Qom, Zincan, Khuzestan, Hamadan, Fars, Gilan, West Azerbaijan, East Azerbaijan (Tabriz), Kurdistan and Razavi Khorasan provinces. announced that many people had been detained.