Friday, August 12, 2022

Incidents

Sandstorm hits Iran’s southeastern city of Zabol

A sandstorm hit the Iranian city of Zabol, in Sistan and Baluchestan Province in southeastern Iran on Thursday morning that decreased visibility to 200 meters in the airport there.

Death toll from flash floods in Iran reaches 93; six remain missing

The death count from the recent flash floods that wreaked havoc on various provinces across Iran has reached 93, with a search operation still underway to find six people who remain missing.

10 stabbed to death in Iran’s Rafsanjan

An Afghan national has killed six other Afghans and four Iranians in southeastern Iranian county of Rafsanjan in a stabbing spree following what the police called “personal differences”.

Passenger plane suffers malfunction upon landing in Mashhad, Iran

A passenger plane has suffered a malfunction upon landing at the Hasheminejad International Airport in the eastern Iranian city of Mashhad.

Iran to end flash floods rescue operations nationwide, 8 still missing

Iran is about to wrap up search and rescue operations across the nation after flash floods and landslides hit two dozen provinces in the country two weeks ago, leaving 90 people dead while 8 others still remain missing, according to an official.

Iranian fighter crashes in Shiraz, pilots unharmed

An Iranian Sukhoi Su-22 fighter jet on Wednesday morning crashed while taking off from an airbase in the city of Shiraz in southern Iran.

90 killed in recent flash flooding in Iran, 8 missing: Official

An Iranian search and rescue official says a total of 90 people have so far been confirmed dead in the recent flash flooding in cities across Iran.

Death toll from Iran floods rises to 69

The death toll from the recent spate of flooding across Iran has risen to 69 with 45 people still missing, the Crisis Management Organization of Iran says.

Number of flood deaths rises to 61 in Iran

The number of deaths from the recent floods across Iran has reached 61.

Dozens killed in flash floods across Iran

The number of deaths from the recent floods across Iran has reached 34.

Over two dozen killed, missing in Iran flash floods, landslides

Flash floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains have left at last 14 people dead and 11 others missing across Iran in the last few days, according to the Iranian Red Crescent Society.

Red Crescent: 18 Iranian provinces hit by flash floods

Unseasonal torrential rains have triggered flash floods in eighteen provinces in Iran, the Red Crescent Society said on Thursday, asking citizens to stay away from flood-prone areas for the next five days.

Flash floods hit Tehran, several killed and injured, some remain missing

At least six people have been killed, nine others injured and an indefinite number of people have gone missing in northwestern regions of the Iranian capital Tehran after torrential rains ripped through the area.

Iran issues red alert for heavy rains in 5 provinces

Iran issues a red alert for heavy rains and subsequent risks of flooding in five provinces mainly located in the southern half of the country, as deadly flash floods have been wreaking havoc in the provinces of Fars and Sistan and Baluchesta in recent days.

Floods cause outage in several villages in southeast Iran

Floods triggered by heavy rainfall have hit Iran’s southeastern Sistan and Balouchestan Province, inundating 8 towns and 33 villages there.

Iran police arrest purported killers of brother of Metropol Building’s owner

The Iranian police say law enforcement forces have apprehended 5 people for alleged involvement in the shooting to death of the brother of the Metropol Building in Abadan.

Governor declares day of mourning in Iran’s Fars province over deadly flooding

The governor of Iran’s Fars Province has declared Sunday a day of mourning in the southern region due to the death of a number of people in a flood there.

Report: Brother of Metropol Building’s owner shot dead

Unknown gunmen have reportedly shot dead the brother of the owner of Metropol Building that collapsed in May in Abadan amleaving dozens dead.

Two workers die after getting trapped inside Iranian chrome mine

An officisl with Iran Red Crescent Society says rescue workers have found the body of the second worker trapped under debris inside a chrome mine in the province of Kerman.

Nearly two dozen die as heavy rains, flash floods hit Iran’s Fars Province

At least 20 people have lost their lives as flash floods triggered by heavy downpours are wreaking havoc in Iran’s southwestern province of Fars.

Attackers open fire on house of Iranian MP in Khuzestan Province

Two unknown assailants riding a motorbike have sprayed the house of an Iranian MP in Khuzestan Province in southern Iran with bullets.

20 people indicted over building collapse in Abadan, Iran

The Iranian Judiciary has issued an indictment for 20 people in connection with a building collapse that left dozens dead in the southwestern city of Abadan in May.

Death toll from Iran quake rises to 7

Fatalities from a 5.6-magnitude earthquake which rocked Iran’s southern Hormozgan Province recently has risen to 7.

7 more people arrested in the case of Iran’s Metropol Building collapse

The general prosecutor of Iran’s Khuzestan Province announced 7 more people have been arrested in connection with the May 23 collapse of Metropol Building in the city of Abadan min southwestern Iran.

Iran police nab gang that mugged bus passengers at gun point in southern Iran

Iranian police say they have arrested three members of a gang of armed muggers who stole the belongings of passengers from a bus on a road in southwest of the country.

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