Tehran subway station shooting accidental: Police

A 30-year-old passenger was hit in the leg and was immediately rushed to a clinic by police for treatment, a police statement said.

Tehran Police Information Center said a gunshot fired at the capital’s Niroo Havaei subway station on Thursday evening which left a passenger injured was unintended.

“At 20:30, a policeman deployed at the station unintentionally pulled the trigger, assuming the magazine empty,” the center announced in a statement.

“A 30-year-old passenger was hit in the leg and was immediately rushed to a clinic by police for treatment,” the statement said adding the injured is in a satisfactory condition.

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