Iran: Woman dies after surgery

The death of a 35-year-old woman after undergoing kidney stone surgery in Shahre Kurd’s Kashani hospital, has stirred the media’s attention.

Mahin Karimi’s husband said, “On Saturday, April 26, my wife went to Kashani hospital to do surgery, and after examinations, the doctor said her condition was normal to undergo the operation. We were waiting for her to gain consciousness and be transferred to her room but that did not happen. My wife had no past illnesses other than kidney stones and the pain was the only problem she went to the hospital for.”

(IRNA state-run news agency- Apr. 28, 2014)