In the evening of Sunday, May 6, 2018, an 18-year-old woman from Ardebil, northwestern Iran, poisoned her 2-year-old daughter and subsequently jumped off the fifth floor of a hotel in Mashhad, capital of Khorassan Province in northeastern Iran. (The state-run Asriran.com, May 7, 2018)
In another incident on Saturday night, May 6, 2018, three highschool girls in Naghadeh (northwestern Iran) took rice pills to end their own lives.
One of the students identified as S.P. lost her life and another student identified as P.G. is in coma and has been transferred to a hospital in Orumiyeh.
The West Azerbaijan Province has a high rate of student suicides. In this month alone, there have been two suicides in Orumiyeh, and another two in Makour and Oshnavieh. (The state-run Fararu website, May 6, 2017)