Shinabad Students to Be Treated Overseas

Shinabad Students to Be Treated OverseasShinabad Students to Be Treated Overseas

The Health Ministry is planning to send some of the students who suffered burn injuries in the December 2012 Shinabad fire incident and continue to face health problems, to Europe for treatment, said Rasoul Khezri lawmaker from Sardasht and Piranshahr.

“Last month, Health Minister Seyed Hassan Ghazizadeh Hashemi visited Shinabad and after checking the students’ medical condition said the patients would be sent overseas for medical treatment,” Alef News Agency reported.

The country and the number of students to be sent abroad will be determined soon.

The classroom of the 29 fourth graders at Enghelab Elementary School in Shinabad district in Piranshahr city, West Azarbaijan Province, was engulfed in fire after the heating system burst into flames and the school staff failed to extinguish the blaze.

Two students lost their lives, and 9 sustained moderate, 2 mild and one, superficial injuries.