Monday, May 16, 2022

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Wednesday and picked headlines from 46 them. The selected headlines show how Iranian newspapers covered the deadly collapse of Plasco shopping centre in downtown Tehran.

Several people, including at least 16 firefighters, are feared dead after the Thursday collapse of Plasco building in central Tehran. Newspapers on Saturday dedicated their front pages to the victims of this tragic incident.

Here are the selected papers that highlighted the collapse of Plasco building:

19 Dey:

1- Tehran’s Heart Collapses

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


 

Abrar:

1- Is It How the “Municipality” Works?!

2- Great Men Who Melted in Fire of People’s Love

3- People Have Not Yet Forgotten Train Disaster

4- Tehran Lost One of Its Symbols

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


Abrar-e Eqtesadi:

1- Iran’s Clothing Industry in Coma: Plasco Collapse Leads to Unemployment of at Least 4,000

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


Afkar:

1- Plasco: A Lump in Tehran’s Throat

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


 

Aftab-e Yazd:

1- This Endless Sadness and Distress

2- Government Declares Today a National Day of Mourning

3- Debris Removal Operation Will Go on for 3 or 5 Days

4- The Main Pain [Editorial]

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


 

Amin:

1- Nostalgia Turned into Tragedy: Plasco Collapses

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


 

Arman-e Emrooz:

1- Tehran’s Ambiguous Future

2- Ayatollah Rafsanjani’s Family: Our Sorrow Was Doubled

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


 

Asr-e Iranian:

1- Plasco Collapses, Tehran Wears Black

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


 

Bahar:

1- Rubble of Imprudence: Tehran in Grief, Firefighters Burn

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


 

Besharat-e Now:

1- Tehran Crying over Rubble of Sorrow

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


 

Donya-ye Eqtesad:

1- Lessons to Be Taken from Plasco: 5,000 Similar Threats in Tehran

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


 

Emtiaz:

1- For Plasco Heroes: Heroes Who Fought Fire with Inadequate Equipment

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


 

Etemad:

1- Tehran on Fire: Blaze and Collapse of Plasco Building, and Firefighters’ Sacrifice Lead to a Tragedy

2- Tears and Shock in Fire Stations

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


 

Ettela’at:

1- Iranian Nation in Grief for National Heroes: Unknown Number of Selfless Firefighters Trapped under Rubble

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


 

Ghanoon:

1- The Butterfly Flies into Flames for Your Sake, You Candle, Have Some Respect for the Butterfly [a poem by Iranian poet Vahshi Bafghi]

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


 

Haft-e Sobh:

1- Tehran, January 19, 2017: Day of Suffering

2- Good for a Nation that Has Heroes

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


 

Hamdeli:

1- Fire of Heaven: World Praises Iranian Firefighters

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


 

Hamshahri:

1- City’s Heart Burns: 21 Firefighters Entrapped after Blaze and Total Collapse of Plasco Building

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


 

Hemayat:

1- Iran Mourning for Selfless Firefighters: 54-Year-Old Plasco High-Rise Turned to a Bunch of Ash and Steel

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


 

Iran:

1- Painful Incident Is a Source of Sorrow, Regret, and Deep Concern for Me: Iran’s Leader

2- Battle of Honour and Fire: Firefighters’ Sacrifice in Plasco Disaster Surprises Iran and the World

3- President Rouhani Calls for Immediate Action to Recover the Injured and Compensate for Damages

4- Parliament Speaker Calls on Parliamentary Commissions to Probe into the Incident

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


Jame Jam:

1- Iran’s Leader: Courage and Sacrifice of Our Firefighters Fills Our Hearts with Admiration and also Concern and Sorrow; All Efforts Should Be Focused on Rescuing the Entrapped People

2- Iran in Grief for Men of Fire

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


Javan:

1- Pain of Plasco: Iran’s Rescue History to Remember Firefighters’ Efforts

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


Jomhouri Eslami:

1- Disaster in Tehran’s Oldest Commercial Building

2- Nonstop Debris Removal and Inspection Continues in the Site

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


Ka’enat:

1- Sequence of Sorrow: Plasco Building Incident Saddens Iran’s Society

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


Kar-o Kargar:

1- Hell Day of Plasco

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


Kayhan:

1- Selfless Firefighters Did Their Best: 17-Storey Plasco Building Collapses

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


 

Khorasan:

1- Feeling of Grief over Deaths of Selfless People

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse

 


Mardom Salari:

1- Tehran’s Heart Collapsed: Plasco Rubble, a Warning for Capital City

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


 

Nasl-e Farda:

1- Saddest Day of Tehran

2- Bitter End of Plasco Building

3- Society’s Mental Health under Fire of Plasco

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


 

Payam-e Zaman:

1- Firefighters Always on Frontline of Sacrifice

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


Quds:

1- I’m Standing Like a Candle, Don’t Try to Make Me Afraid of Fire

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


 

Rah-e Mardom:

1- Plasco Fire Burns 80 Million Iranians

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


 

Rooyesh-e Mellat:

1- Condolences: Iran’s Cabinet Declares Saturday as National Day of Mourning

2- Friday Prayers Leader: Iran’s Establishment Should Always Be Prepared for Unexpected Incidents

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


 

Roozegar-e Ma:

1- The Fire that Was Not Extinguished

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


 

Saheb Qalam:

1- Firefighter Eagles Die on Their Feet

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


 

San’at:

1- Iran in Shock

2- Beating Heart of Tehran’s Clothing Industry Turns to Ashes

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


 

Sepid:

1- Tehran’s Heart under the Rubble: Plasco, the Tragic Fate of Tehran’s Nostalgia

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


 

Setareh Sobh:

1- Tehran’s 54-Year-Old Highest Building Collapses

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


 

Shahrvand:

1- Debris Removal Goes on, People Are Worried about Entrapped Firefighters

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


 

Shargh:

1- Iran’s Leader Urges Officials to Continue Their Hard Work and Fulfil Their Duties

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


Siasat-e Rooz:

1- Disaster in Capital City’s Heart

2- Stand Up Brave Man [Editorial]

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


Sobh-e Now:

1- City’s Heroes: Firefighters Did All They Could in Plasco

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


Ta’adol:

1- Disaster in Capital City

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


Tafahom:

1- Crisis HQ Spokesman: Conditions Are Critical under the Rubble

2- Firefighters Extinguish Fire of Some People’s Careless Behaviour

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


Tamashagaran:

1- Death of Urban Management

2- From Online Cries to Shouts under Rubble: Plasco Ruins and Angry People’s Reaction in Social Media

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


Tejarat:

1- Rubble of Grief

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


Vaghaye Ettefaghieh:

1- Old Tehran’s Heart Broken

2- We Are Embarrassed, that’s All [Editorial by Iranian MP]

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse


Vatan-e Emrooz:

1- Flight of Phoenix: 20 Firefighters Lose Their Lives in Blaze and Collapse of Plasco Building

Iranian Newspapers Mourn for Victims of Plasco Building Collapse

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