▲ Up
 
11:16 28-09-2016
MAIN АКИpress CA-News
About us On-line subscription
KazakhstanKyrgyzstanMongoliaTajikistanTurkmenistanUzbekistanWorld
POLITICSBUSINESSINCIDENTSSOCIETYCULTURESPORTANALYSISSCIENCE
Iranian student burns himself to death at Georgia Tech University

Bishkek (AKIpress) - Molotov An Iranian student burned himself to death with Molotov cocktails he had stockpiled inside his room at Georgia Tech University in the United States, Daily Mail reported today.

Officials confirmed the death of the student, Saamer Akhshabi on Thursday. He had burns on more than 90% of his body. Law enforcement officials investigating the case found in his apartment an apparent Molotov Cocktail and multiple plastic bottles filled with gasoline and kerosene.

Following the explosion, the student was taken in critical condition to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, where he died on Thursday.

The law enforcement officials determined that Akhshabi wasn't a threat to the Georgia Tech community, but it remains unclear what he planned to do with the explosive material found in his apartment.

According to his page on the Georgia Tech website, Akhshabi has been enrolled at the university since 2009 and was scheduled to graduate in May.


Twitterfacebookprint
12:16 07.03.2014
LATEST NEWS
11:08 First 'three person baby' born using new method10:59 Kyrgyz film "A Father's Will" nominated for Oscar10:34 Kyrgyzstan among 20 countries in world on fresh water reserves, so climate change is important for country, Vice PM10:22 Bishkek discusses ways of climate-resilient sustainable development in Kyrgyzstan10:14 IS claims blasts that killed at least 17 in Baghdad10:14 Job fair in Bishkek to suggest more than 2 thousand work opportunities10:01 Kyrgyzstan has 2.6 thousand religious associations and organizations10:00 Kyrgyzstan slides down from 102nd to 111th position in Global Competitiveness Index 2016-201709:47 Kyrgyzstan's population makes 6 million 20 thousand09:45 Manas epic translated into Tajik language09:44 Kazakhstan slips from 42nd to 53rd in WEF global competitiveness ranking 2016-201709:30 President Atambayev may be discharged from hospital on this weekend09:28 OSCE and World Customs Organization promote cross-border trade in Central Asia09:26 First meetings of district election commissions on presidential elections held in Karakalpakstan09:25 Shimon Peres, Israeli statesman and Nobel Peace Prize winner, dies at 9309:23 Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan agree on unified railway tariff for Kyrgyzstan17:45 Entry into specially protected areas to be fined in Uzbekistan17:43 USD weighted average rate in tenge makes KZT 337 on Sept 27: KASE17:26 Parliamentary committee approves raise of fine up to $150 for involvement of children into anti-social behavior17:10 Balykchy-Korumdu road reconstruction, World Nomad Games, CIS Summit improved image of Kyrgyzstan: PM
Astana
+20° C
Ashgabat
+30° C
Bishkek
+25° C
Dushanbe
+24° C
Tashkent
+30° C
Ulaanbaatar
+7° C
exchange rates
 
76.76
68.29
10.27
1.07
379.10
337.16
50.56
5.29
6.85
6.26
1.01
0.12
3286.53
2888.39
446.81
42.81
3.93
3.50
0.52
0.05

© AKIpress News Agency - 2001-2016. All rights reserved
Republication of any material is prohibited without a written agreement with AKIpress News Agency. Any citation must be accompanied by a hyperlink to akipress.com.
Our address:
Moskovskaya str. 189, Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic
e-mail: english@akipress.org, akipressenglish@gmail.com;
Tel/Fax: +996(312)90-07-75