Incidents

Truck Rams Crowd in New Orleans

Several Injured after Truck Rams Crowd in New Orleans

At least 28 people, five seriously, were wounded after a pickup truck hit two cars and then ran into the crowd attending the Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans, the United States.
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Border Outpost in Western Iran Buried under Snow

A border outpost in western Iranian city of Baneh was fully blanketed by the recent heavy snowfall.
Tehran Plasco Collapse

Two Arrested over Plasco Building Fire

Spokesman for the Iranian Judiciary says two people have been arrested on suspicion of starting the fire of Plasco building, which led to its collapse on January 19 and killed several people.
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Plasco Shop Owners Resettled in New Commercial Centre

The shop owners of Plasco, the first modern commercial centre in Iran which collapsed last month, will continue their business in another shopping centre in Tehran.
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Gas Pipeline Explosion in Southeastern Iran Kills 2

At least two people have been killed in an explosion on a gas pipeline in southeastern Iran, the Fars news agency says.
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Iranian Athlete Dedicates Medal to Deceased Firefighters

Mojtaba Abedini, an Iranian sabre fencer, dedicated his World Cup silver medal to Iranian firefighters who lost their lives in the recent Plasco incident in Tehran.
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River Flooding in Southeastern Iran Blocks Road to 130 Villages

Maloran River in Southeastern Iran flooded last night, blocking the roads to more than 130 villages.
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Turkish Airline’s Airbus Makes Emergency Landing in Southeastern Iran

An Airbus A330-300 which was en route from Istanbul to Vietnam made an emergency landing in Zahedan, southeastern Iran, because of a passenger’s critical condition.
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Iranian Actor Grieves over Young Contraband Carrier’s Death

A famous Iranian actor has expressed his sorrow at the tragic death of a young man who worked as a ‘contraband porter’ in northwestern Iran, saying “he could have become a movie star”.
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Heroic Firefighters Laid to Rest after Funeral Ceremony Attended by Thousands

A funeral ceremony for 16 Iranian firefighters, who lost their lives battling a massive blaze that recently ruined a high-rise in downtown Tehran, was held in the capital city’s Grand Mosalla on Monday. The self-less firemen were later laid to rest as thousands escorted them to the cemetery.

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