Tehran clinic hit by deadly explosion

Tehran clinic hit by deadly explosion

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) –

At least 19 people have been killed in an explosion at a clinic in Iran’s capital Tehran, officials say.

Several people were injured at the Sina Athar clinic, and there are fears the death toll will rise further.

Iran’s state media quoted senior officials as saying the blast was caused by a gas leak.

Television pictures showed plumes of smoke billowing in the sky. Firefighters extinguished the blaze several hours later.

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