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UNICEF Iran Office expresses condolence on the death of children in tragic road accident

Tehran, 22 October 2012–UNICEF Iran Office expressed condolences on the death of a group of high school girl students in a bus accident in south of Iran.

“It was indeed shocking news for all of us when we heard about the loss of these young lives in this tragic road accident” said UNICEF Iran Representative Mohamed El-Munir Safieldin. “We would like to offer deepest condolences to the parents, families, and classmates of these children and hope similar tragedies are prevented as much as possible.”


UNICEF is on the ground in over 190 countries and territories to help children survive and thrive, from early childhood through adolescence. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.




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