Young Girl Dies by Suicide

Posted on: November 14th, 2018

Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA)- On the night of Monday, November 12, 2018, Sima Damouri, a student under the age of 18, died by suicide in Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province.

A close source speculated that a family dispute drove her to take her own life. Her funeral was held on November 13th. She was a resident of Likak in Bahmayi county.

In another incident reported today, a young woman, in an apparent suicide attempt, landed on a teacher while falling from the roof of a school. As of the date of this report, no further information was available about the incident.

According to Iran’s Coroner Organization, teen suicide accounts for 7% of all suicides in Iran.

16-year-old Attempts Suicide in Northern Iran

Posted on: September 21st, 2018

Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) – A 16-year-old jumped from a building under construction in an apparent suicide attempt in northern Iran on Wednesday, September 19th, 2018.

According to a local source, the teenager has been identified as “Y. Samadi.” He was living near the construction site in Yasreb settlement, Qaem Shahr county, Mazandaran Province.

“He couldn’t be dissuaded by counselors, social service agents, or the police,’’ added the source.

As of the date of this report, no updates on the teenager’s health status was available. According to statistics from Iran’s National Coroner’s Office, adolescent suicide accounts for 7% of all suicides in Iran.