Incidents

Tehran Plasco

At Least 300 Entrapped in Collapse of High-Rise Shopping Centre in Tehran (+Video)

Plasco shopping centre, one of the oldest high-rise buildings built in the 1960s, totally collapsed after hours of fire. Dozens of firefighters and residents are entrapped inside the building.[:ar]
Bus Crash

Bus Crash in Iran’s Kerman Kills 6, Injures 16

A bus rollover on Kerman-Rafsanjan road in southern Iran left six dead and sixteen wounded.
Turkish Cargo Plane

At Least 32 Killed after Turkish Cargo Plane Crashed in Kazakhstan

At least 32 people have reportedly died in the crash of a Turkish cargo plane near the airport in the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek.
Murder

Bailed Murder Suspect Kills 6 in Revenge Attacks in Central Iran

A murder suspect freed on bail killed 6 people including a policeman and the people who had testified against him in a shooting rampage on Wednesday in central Iran, media reported.
Karbala

5 Iranian Pilgrims Killed in Huge Blaze in Karbala

Several people, including at least five Iranians, have lost their lives in a huge blaze in a hotel in central parts of Iraqi holy city of Karbala on Saturday evening.
fars-earthquake

4 Afghan Nationals Killed in 5.1-Magnitude Quake in Southern Iran

An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale in Iran’s southern city of Khonj has killed four Afghan workers and injured four others.
Disabled War Veteran

Sorrowful Story of Disabled War Veteran Bullied in Tehran

Social media users in Iran have been shocked after seeing the photos released of a disabled Iranian war veteran who is extorted and dragged on the street ground by a number of bullies who later steal his car.
brazilian-police

Brazilian Police Searching for 144 Prisoners after Jail Carnage

Brazilian authorities have launched a major operation to capture scores of inmates who escaped from a detention center in the country's north during a prison riot in which nearly 60 people were killed.
Tu-154 plane - Black Sea

Russian Plane Crashes in Black Sea with 92 People on Board

Russian Defence Ministry spokesman Major General Igor Konashenkov said Sunday that a total of 92 people were on board of a Tu-154 plane that crashed in the Black Sea.
Drone

Quadcopter Shot Down in Tehran over Security Concerns

A drone reportedly used for making a documentary film was shot down in central Tehran this morning after “unintentionally” trespassing on a prohibited airspace near the house of Iran’s Leader and the President’s office, officials noted.

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