Blast at Tehran clinic kills 19, claims condition-run news company

A surprising explosion jolted Iran, killing 19 individuals and leaving 6 other wounded in a blast at a health-related clinic in the north of the Iranian funds Tehran. In accordance to Tehran’s Deputy Governor Hamid Reza Goudarzi, a gasoline leak triggered the blast. 

Tehran blast. Twitter/AFP

Videos from the Sina Athar clinic in Tehran, surfaced the social media displaying plumes of smoke billowing all through several explosion and firefighters making an attempt to reach the roof of the clinic using a ladder.  

In accordance to Iran’s Isna information company, Tehran fire office spokesman Jalal Maleki claimed, “Some of the victims ended up in upper floors, in procedure rooms – who were either patients currently being operated on or those with them.” 

25 personnel inside at the time of the blast

Tehran Fire Office said that the clinic that carries out surgical procedures and professional medical imaging on a frequent basis experienced 25 employees within for the duration of the explosion. 

Past week, an explosion transpired shut to a sensitive armed service site near Tehran which the defence ministry mentioned was prompted by a leaking tank at a gas storage facility. No deaths or accidents were documented.

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