According to Iran’s official news agency IRNA, Head of Iran Emergency Center Cafer Miadfer gave information about the events that took place in the “Wednesday Suri” celebrations.
Miadfer, “26 people lost their lives in the accidents. 4 thousand 368 people were injured.” said.
Miadfer stated that most of the fatal accidents occurred in Tehran, Tabriz, Hamedan, Urmia, Qazvin and Fars provinces, and that there was a 22 percent increase in injuries this year compared to last year.
Especially children and young people; He jumps over the fires and sets fireworks and sparklers on fire. Accidents experienced during these celebrations and the preparations before it cause dozens of deaths and hundreds of injuries in the country every year.
Nowruz begins on March 21 in Iran, where the Hijri Shamsi calendar is used.