A gasoline leak prompted an enormous blast and fireplace at a medical clinic in northern Tehran, leaving greater than a dozen individuals useless and a number of other others injured, Iranian officers have mentioned.
Iran’s ISNA information company was among the many first to publish footage of clouds of black smoke above town. Different movies posted to social media, which presupposed to have captured the incident, confirmed intense flames and a descending whirl of sparks.
— Nafiseh Kohnavard (@nafisehkBBC) June 30, 2020
The emergency companies later mentioned the blast rocked Sina Athar Medical Clinic, not removed from Tajrish Sq., one of many busiest areas of the capital. It was probably attributable to the explosion of a gasoline cylinder used to retailer liquefied gasoline for medical functions.
— Hossein Ghazanfari (@TehranDC) June 30, 2020
No less than 19 individuals – 15 males and four girls – have been killed within the incident, the emergency companies confirmed, in accordance with KhabarOnline web site.
تاکنون مرگ ۱۹ نفر در این حادثه تایید شده است؛ ۱۵ زن و ۴ مرد pic.twitter.com/YzDzIZ8nti
— خبرآنلاين (@khabaronlinee) June 30, 2020
شنیده شدن صدای انفجار در شمال تهران
در اثر این انفجار که در حال حاضر منشأ نامشخصی دارد، در منطقه تجریش دودی به هوا بلند شده است pic.twitter.com/xSy4f9rdlE
— خبرگزاری ایسنا (@isna_farsi) June 30, 2020
Iranian authorities additionally warned curious onlookers from gathering exterior the burning clinic as a result of hazard posed to them by the fireplace and the Covid-19 pandemic. Iran has been closely hit by the coronavirus, with greater than 225,000 confirmed instances and virtually 10,700 fatalities.
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Final week, a blast occurred close to a army website exterior Tehran, with the Protection Ministry saying it was attributable to a leak at a gasoline storage facility.
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