Last update 11:56:33 AM

Iran News - Latest Updates and Breaking News from Iran | اخبار ايران 

NCRI - At least eleven inmates killed in a fire that broke out in a prison in city of Shahr-e Koord in Iran on Monday.

The head of the Iranian regime's judiciary in Charmahal and Bakhtiari province claimed that "The cause of death of these inmates have been suffocation due to a fire that broke out at 14:00 local time in Shahre-e Kord Prison," state-run media outlets reported.

Head of the State Prisons Organization confirmed the death of 11 inmates.

State-run media outlets reported that several people were also injured in the incident.

The incidents occurs as for the past few days the prisoner have been protesting dire conditions in prison.

According to the reports received, the inmates were killed in the fire as the prison guards locked the main doors of the jail and prevented providing assistance to the prisoners when the fire occurred.

Latest News

Iran: Maryam Rajavi calls for action, 25 women targeted with acid attack

October 22, 2014

Iran - Photos: Thousands protest acid attack against women

October 22, 2014

Iran - video: Isfahan residents protest acid attack against women

October 22, 2014

Iranian regime regards anti-ISIS(ISIL) coalition as its arch enemy

October 22, 2014

Most Read

NCRi on Twitter