Jan 11, 2019, 9:11 AM
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$1.217m blood money paid for Sanchi martyrs: Minister

Tehran, Jan 11, IRNA - Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare of Iran said on Thursday that $1.217 million has been paid to the families of the martyrs of the Sanchi Ship accident.

Addressing ceremonies, held in commemoration of Sanchi ship martyrs on the first anniversary of their death, Mohammad Shariatmadari added, “This amount has been paid to families who have filed legal proceedings concerning the succession of inheritance”.

He also said $340,000 have been in compensation to the children of the martyrs.

Shariahmadari expressed condolences to the families of the Sanchi martyrs, saying that there will be no alternative to this lesion, but for the years in which the martyrs have been employed, they are insured by the ship, and since the beginning of the incident facilities at the disposal of the National Tanker Company are being made available to the family of them.

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