Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Incidents

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.

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.[:ar]

Bus Crash in Iran’s Kerman Kills 6, Injures 16

A bus rollover on Kerman-Rafsanjan road in southern Iran left six dead and sixteen wounded.

At Least 32 Killed after Turkish Cargo Plane Crashed in Kazakhstan

At least 32 people have reportedly died in the crash of a Turkish cargo plane near the airport in the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek.

Bailed Murder Suspect Kills 6 in Revenge Attacks in Central Iran

A murder suspect freed on bail killed 6 people including a policeman and the people who had testified against him in a shooting rampage on Wednesday in central Iran, media reported.

5 Iranian Pilgrims Killed in Huge Blaze in Karbala

Several people, including at least five Iranians, have lost their lives in a huge blaze in a hotel in central parts of Iraqi holy city of Karbala on Saturday evening.

4 Afghan Nationals Killed in 5.1-Magnitude Quake in Southern Iran

An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale in Iran’s southern city of Khonj has killed four Afghan workers and injured four others.

Sorrowful Story of Disabled War Veteran Bullied in Tehran

Social media users in Iran have been shocked after seeing the photos released of a disabled Iranian war veteran who is extorted and dragged on the street ground by a number of bullies who later steal his car.

Brazilian Police Searching for 144 Prisoners after Jail Carnage

Brazilian authorities have launched a major operation to capture scores of inmates who escaped from a detention center in the country's north during a prison riot in which nearly 60 people were killed.

Russian Plane Crashes in Black Sea with 92 People on Board

Russian Defence Ministry spokesman Major General Igor Konashenkov said Sunday that a total of 92 people were on board of a Tu-154 plane that crashed in the Black Sea.

Quadcopter Shot Down in Tehran over Security Concerns

A drone reportedly used for making a documentary film was shot down in central Tehran this morning after “unintentionally” trespassing on a prohibited airspace near the house of Iran’s Leader and the President’s office, officials noted.

At Least 29 Dead, Dozens Injured in Mexican Fireworks Blast

Dozens are dead, and many more injured, after an explosion at San Pablito Market in Tultepec, Mexico.

Russian Plane Carrying Aerospace Forces Crash-Lands in Siberia with 39 on Board

A Russian Il-18 plane has crashed in Russia's Sakha Republic (Yakutia) on Monday. Early reports show that all passengers have survived.

Release of Prisoner Who Got Married While He Was on Death Row

An Iranian prisoner, who had been sentenced to death for manslaughter, was forgiven after getting married inside the prison.

Iran Condoles with Pakistan over Plane Crash

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi offered condolences to Pakistan over a plane crash that killed all 48 people on board on Wednesday.

License Plates for Camels in Southern Iran!

Based on a new law in southern Iran, camel owners are obliged to install registration plates on their animals so that they can be identified in case of being involved in car accidents.

Chopper Crashes in Lake in Tehran, 2 Killed

A Bell 205 helicopter crashed in a lake west of Tehran on Tuesday, but all crew members have survived the accident.

Left-Over Landmine in Western Iran Injures Tractor Driver

An Iranian official says the explosion of a landmine remained from Iraq's imposed war on Iran in 1980-88 led to the injury of a man.

Iranian Lawmakers Preparing to Impeach Transport Minister

70 members of Iran’s Parliament have called for the impeachment of Transport Minister over the recent train collision, which killed at least 45.

Drug Addict Receives 30-Year Prison Term after Torturing His Wife

A drug-addicted man in Iran has been sentenced to over 30 years in prison for imprisoning and torturing his wife and children, according to the woman’s female lawyer.

Colombia Plane Ran Out of Fuel, Pilot Said before Crash

The pilot of the plane that crashed in Colombia had radioed he was running out of fuel and in an emergency, according to a recording of his final communications.

Ali Daei Offers Condolences over Death of Brazilian Footballer in Plane Crash

Iran’s football legend Ali Daei has released a message of condolence over the death of Brazilian football player Filipe Machado in the recent Columbia plane crash.

Iran’s Railway Chief Resigns over Deadly Train Collision

Head of Iran’s railway resigned in a televised interview after a train crash that killed 49 people in Semnan province on Friday, offering an apology to the nation for the deadly incident.

5 Dead in Chopper Crash in Caspian Sea

A helicopter belonging to the IRGC and used by National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) crashed in the Caspian Sea early on Sunday.

Iran’s Leader Shows Reaction to Deadly Train Crash and ISIS Attack on Pilgrims

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei extended his condolences to the bereaved Iranian families who lost their beloved ones in the recent terrorist attack in Iraq and a train collision accident in Iran, and called on officials to probe into root causes of such incidents.

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