A Woman Dies of Self-Immolation

HRANA News Agency – A young woman who had set herself on fire died in the hospital due to burns covering most of her body.

According to a report by Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), on Sunday, April 24, 2011, in the Ghotour region of Khoy County [West Azarbaijan Province, Iran], a Kurdish woman named Falaknas Fedai set herself on fire because of family problems and pressures.

As a result of bodily injuries caused by critical burns, she succumbed to her wounds and died in the hospital.

Falaknas Fedai was twenty years old and is survived by her only child.

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