1 October 2023

IRCS supports injured pilgrims in a deadly collision in Iraq

TEHRAN, 2 September 2023 (IRCS) – Relief teams from the Iranian Red Crescent Society offered assistance to people who were injured in a traffic collision between two vans carrying Arbaeen pilgrims on the Kadhimiya-Samarra road in Iraq.

The incident resulted in the death of 19 people and the injury of 11 others. Besides the seven injured Iranian pilgrims, 12 of them lost their lives in this accident.

Iraqi and Afghan nationals also suffered from this incident.

The Iranian Red Crescent post in Iraq dispatched 30 aid workers, a bus ambulance and four ambulances to the hospital of Balad city where the Iranian pilgrims were admitted and then arranged for them to be transported to the country.


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