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The latest news, views about incidents in Iran as covered by Iranian media outlets.

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Iran’s Leader Calls for All-Out Rescue Efforts after Plasco Building Collapse

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei expressed deep sorrow over the collapse of an old building in downtown Tehran in the wake of a massive fire, stressing that all efforts should be focused on rescuing those trapped under the debris.

Mayor: All Citizens Evacuated from Plasco Building before Its Collapse

The Mayor of Tehran Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf says all ordinary citizens and shop owners had been evacuated from the blazing Plasco building in central Tehran before its total collapse. Qalibaf asked people not to pay attention to rumours.

Iran’s President Orders Minister to Pursue Plasco Building Collapse

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urged Interior Minister to immediately pursue the disastrous collapse of Plasco shopping centre in Tehran, which has killed dozens of firefighters so far.
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.

Petchem Accidents Not Caused by Cyber Attacks: Iranian Commander

Head of Iran’s Civil Defense Organization Brigadier General Gholam Reza Jalali dismissed the notion that a number of recent incidents in the country’s petrochemical industry may have been the result of cyber attacks.

Blazes in Iran’s Petchem Plants Caused by Lack of Funding for HSE: Zanganeh

Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said the main reason behind recent blazes at a number of petrochemical complexes in the country is the failure of some private companies to provide funding for Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) parameters.

Fire at Mahshahr Petchem Complex Was an Environmental Warning

Vice-President and Head of Iran’s Department of Environment said the recent fire in Bou Ali Petrochemical Complex in southwestern Iran was a wakeup call on the importance of environmental issues and safety.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei

Leader Thanks Managers and Firemen Who Helped Contain Blaze at Iran’s Petchem Complex

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei thanked all managers and firefighters who helped extinguish a raging fire at Iran’s Bu Ali Sina petrochemical complex at the country’s southwestern province of Khuzestan.
Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh is seen at Bu Ali Sina Petrochemical Complex in Iran’s southwestern province of Khuzestan on July 8, 2016. ©SHANA

Iran’s Petchem Complex to Resume Operation Within Weeks: Minister

The Iranian minister of petroleum says the country’s Bu Ali Sina Petrochemical Complex in the southwestern province of Khuzestan, which was hit by a raging fire earlier this week, will resume its operation within the next few weeks.

A bedside visit by the health minister to an acid attack victim

Iran’s health minister, who is a veteran ophthalmologist, has paid a third bedside visit to a 27-year-old woman who fell victim to an acid attack in Isfahan in late 2014.

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