Iran Hails Teen Hero Who Died After Saving Women In Fire
Sumaira FH 26 days ago Sat 25th September 2021 | 04:46 PM
Iran paid tribute Saturday to a teenager who died of severe burns after having rescued two women neighbours trapped in a fire in their apartment building
Tehran, Sept 25 (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 25th Sep, 2021 ) :Iran paid tribute Saturday to a teenager who died of severe burns after having rescued two women neighbours trapped in a fire in their apartment building.
Fifteen-year-old Ali Landi died of his injuries on Friday, two weeks after he helped the women escape their burning home and tried to throw a gas cylinder out of the window to stop the fire spreading, Iranian media said.
On Saturday, a photo of the smiling adolescent was splashed across the front pages of most Iranian newspapers.
President Ebrahim Raisi called on artists to "tell the story of sacrifice by such national heroes as a source of inspiration for future generations", in a statement on his website.