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Iran Police: 813 people killed in Nowruz road accidents

The commander of the traffic police of Iran says 813 people have died in road accidents across Iran since March 14, 2024 when the Nowruz holidays started.

Nowruz road crash fatalities in Iran rises to 664

The Iranian traffic police, in an update on Saturday on the latest figures of the road accidents since the beginning of Persian New Year, put the death toll on 664 people.

9 killed in single road accident in Iran’s Semnan

A traffic incident involving three vehicles in the central Iranian province of Semnan left 9 people killed on Thursday.

Nowruz traffic accident victims in Iran soars to 510

Road crashes in Iran during the first week of the Persian New Year has so far claimed 510 lives, which is still a grim record despite a slight decrease compared to previous years.

Nowruz road accidents have so far claimed 469 lives in Iran

Road accidents across Iran during the Nowruz, or Persian New Year, holidays that started last Wednesday have so far left 469 people killed and over 12,500 injured, the deputy head of the country’s traffic police said on Monday.

Police spokesman: Road accident figures during Nowruz ‘dreadful’

A top official with the Iranian police forces has reminded Nowruz travelers of the grim reality that although the holidays can be festive, the specter of death hovers over the roads due to the high number of traffic accidents.

Nowruz traffic tragedy: 271 killed during car accidents in Iran

Commander of Iran’s traffic police says as of 8 am on Thursday 271 people had died in Nowruz car accidents.

Death toll from oil facility blast in southern Iran climbs to 2

An explosion at an oil facility in southern Iran which happened last week in the southern Iranian port city of Bandar Abbas, has left at least two people dead. One of the victims died on the spot when the incident happened

Over 17,000 killed, 330,000 injured in road accidents in Iran in ten months

Traffic accidents in Iran have claimed the lives of at least 17,000 people and left more than 334,000 people wounded over the past ten months, according to the latest figures released by the Forensic Medicine Organization of Iran.

15 killed, over 4,700 injured in Iran’s year-end fire festival incidents

The traditional festival of fire, or Chaharshanbe Suri, which is a prelude to the Persian New Year has so far claimed 15 lives and left 4,720 people injured, according to the head of Iran's National Medical Emergency Organization.

Some 5,000 flood victims housed in emergency shelters in southeastern Iran

Around 5,000 flood-stricken people in southeastern Iranian Sistan-and-Baluchestan province have been housed in emergency shelters.

One killed, 3 injured in oil refinery blast in southern Iran

One person was killed and two others were injured in an explosion at an oil refinery in the southern Iranian port city of Bandar Abbas.

Aerial view shows vast areas in Iran’s Sistan and Baluchestan hit by floods

Images captured by a helicopter over Iran’s Sistan and Baluchstan Province shows massive swathes of land have been hit hard in the recent floods.

Relief operations underway in Sistan and Baluchistan province, southeastern Iran

Iran’s Red Crescent secretary  general says more than 150 operational teams have been sent to the flood-hit areas of southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchistan with the support of 5 neighboring provinces.

Iran Red Crescent rescues thousands amidst snow, blizzard crisis

The head of Iran's Red Crescent Rescue Organization, reported on the organization's extensive relief efforts for 15,986 individuals stranded in the snow and blizzard across 26 Iranian provinces.

Miraculous emergency birth rescue in snow-stranded region in northern Iran

During a phone call to the emergency center, a critical pregnancy situation unfolded in the snowbound region of Jajan, in the northern Iranian province of Mazandaran.

Man killing 12 family members in southeast Iran shot dead by police

A 30-year-old man who had killed 12 of his family members in the southeastern Iranian province of Kerman has been gunned down in a police operation intended to apprehend him.

Fire at chemical company near Tehran contained: no casualties reported

A chemical solvent production company located on the Chitgar-Shahriyar road, near the mines of Qods county in western Tehran caught fire on Thursday evening.

Blast on gas pipeline in south Iran leaves no casualties

An explosion has occurred on a gas transmission pipeline in southern Iranian Fars Province.

3 killed in shooting incident near Tehran

A soldier in the Iranian city of Savojbolagh, near the capital Tehran, opened fire at a patrol guard in his military unit in the early hours of Saturday, killing him on the spot for unknown reasons, the police headquarters in Alborz Province reported. 

Massive fire erupts in plastic warehouse in southeast Tehran

A significant fire incident happened in a plastic warehouse in a southeastern neighborhood of Tehran.

Fire breaks out at Gandhi Hospital in Tehran, emergency response underway

Gandhi Hospital in northern Tehran has caught fire, prompting swift action from the local fire department and emergency services.

Source: Loud noise in Iran’s Garmsar city heard after sound barrier breached

Some massive noise was heard in the central Iranian city of Garmsar on Monday after a fighter jet crossed the sound barrier, according to an informed source, quoted by IRNA.

Search continues for 3 missing mountaineers in Iran’s Meshginshahr 

Search and rescue operations continue amid a heavy pile of snow in Iran’s northwestern city of Meshginshahr to find three mountain climbers who went missing in the blizzard last week. 

Rescue efforts underway in snow-hit areas in Iran

Iranian rescue and medical teams have been deployed in several provinces to assist thousands of people affected by the snow and blizzard after an alarmingly dry spell.

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