As the operation to find the people stuck in the rubble of a collapsed building in downtown Tehran has entered the fifth consecutive day, rescue teams detected four new bodies under smoldering debris early Monday.
Opportunists are putting a political spin on the recent collapse of Plasco high-rise building in Tehran for personal gain.
Amid firefighters and rescue workers’ ongoing attempts to find the bodies of those entrapped under the rubble of collapsed Plasco Building in central Tehran, the Police arrested a number of crooks who were trying to abuse the chaotic situation.
A number of Iranian artists as well as dozens of citizens gathered in front of Tehran’s City Theatre to pay tribute to the selfless firefighters who lost their lives or suffered injuries in the recent collapse of Plasco Building.
Nearly 3,000 buildings in Tehran are in the same condition as that of the Plasco Shopping Centre that collapsed on Thursday following a blaze, a member of Tehran City Council said.
A red expression in Google Map shows that Plasco shopping centre in downtown Tehran, which collapsed on Thursday after a huge blaze, is now 'permanently closed'.
At least 32 people were killed and 50 injured after nine coaches of a passenger train derailed in eastern India, police have said, in the latest disaster to hit the vast and accident-prone state railways.
The deadly collapse of Iran's oldest high-rise building in downtown Tehran on Thursday morning has sparked emotional reactions from the international community.
Iranian people gathered around fire stations across the country on Friday, January 20, to honour the heroism of the firefighters who lost their lives in the Plasco shopping centre’s collapse in downtorn Tehran.
An Iranian official announced that 16 firefighters and 9 others have gone missing in the deadly collapse of Plasco building in central Tehran, and efforts are underway to find the bodies.