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Iran: Massive blast at Tehran medical clinic kills 19, gas leak suspected


As many as 19 people have been killed in a powerful explosion and fire at a medical facility in Tehran. The initial death toll was pegged at 13, however, six more deaths were reported later. Notably, most of the victims are women.

A total of 19 people, including 15 men and 4 women, were killed in the explosion, the emergency services confirmed, RT reported citing the KhabarOnline website.

According to a regional official, a gas leak caused the incident. Sputnik quoted a deputy head of Tehran police as saying to YJC news outlet that oxygen tanks exploded in the semi-basement ...


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