Incidents

Incidents News and Updates from The Iran Front Page.

brazilian-police

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.
Tu-154 plane - Black Sea

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.
Drone

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.
Mexico Blast

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.
Il-18

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.
Prisoner- Got Married

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

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.