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Iranian fireman donates his organs after dying saving a little girl
Sun May 19, 2013 5:46PM
Arash Khalatbari, Press TV, Tehran
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Funeral of fireman who sacrificed his life for a seven year old girl. High ranking Iranian officials, including Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, Tehran’s Mayor, attended Omid Abbassi’s funeral , the fireman who lost his life while on duty to save the life of a seven year old girl and donated his organs to save more people after his death. They came to share the sorrow of his death with his family, friends and colleagues. Tehran Fire Department Spokesman told us what happened on that day and about Omid Abbasi:

The little girl who was saved was also at the funeral and thanked the fireman who died for her.

Omid’s family talked about his character

Officials say that there are around four thousand firefighters in Tehran. Around twenty two of them have lost their lives while on duty. The last fireman who lost his life while on duty was on Early January of this year. He also donated six of his organs after his death.
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