In a terrible incident four Baloch female students lost their lives while going to school in Nikshahr district of Sistan-Balochistan, Iran on Sunday 5th March, 2017.
Mehr news agency reported that the students were getting on a pickup vehicle towards school when the incident took place.
Quoting the director of the Ministry of Education in Sistan-Balochistan, the agency added: a truck crashed into the vehicle and left three students dead on the spot injuring two others. One of the students lost her life on the way of hospital.
It has been said two sisters were among the decedent students while the driver of the pickup was their father.
Many social leaders and activists have expressed their deep sorrow on the incident, asking for the full forgiveness of the decedents and patience of their dear ones.
Shaikh Abdol-Hamid, the most influential Iranian Sunni leader, also issued a condolence message over the incident and expressed his sympathy with the mournful families, teachers and classmates of the students.