Nineteen people today have been killed and six injured on in an explosion at a health care clinic in the north of the Iranian money Tehran, the formal IRIB information company claimed, quoting point out officials. A fuel leak triggered the blast, Tehran Deputy Governor Hamid Reza Goudarzi advised point out tv.
A online video posted on social media appeared to show several explosions at the north Tehran web site and a different confirmed firefighters employing a ladder to reach the roof of the constructing.
25 personnel within at the time of the blast
A fire touched off by the blast has been extinguished, Jalal Maleki, the Tehran Fireplace Section spokesman stated on state Tv set. The clinic, which had 25 workers inside at the time of the blast, generally carries out mild surgeries and health care imaging, Harirchi mentioned.
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Past week, an explosion transpired close to a sensitive navy web site around Tehran which the defence ministry mentioned was caused by a leaking tank at a gasoline storage facility. No fatalities or accidents have been claimed.