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Explosion at a clinic in northern Tehran kills at least 19 people


Tehran: A powerful explosion at a clinic in northern Tehran killed at least 19 people on Tuesday, Iran's semi-official ISNA news agency reported: AFP news agency. While the initial death toll was pegged at 13, six others were reported injured.

According to a regional official cited by Sputnik, the incident was caused due to a gas leak. A deputy head of Tehran Police told a local news agency that oxygen tanks in the clinic exploded causing the devastation.

Photographs and videos posted on social media by local residents/ eyewitnesses showed plumes of smoke in the sky. Citing authorities, BBC ...


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