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Abadan building collapse

Iran Judiciary blames builders’ negligence for Metrolpol Building collapse

Iran’s General Prosecutor says the negligence of the builders of Metropol Building in the country’s south is mainly to blame for the deadly collapse of the edifice.

Iran building collapse death toll rises to 43

After strenuous efforts by the rescue teams, more bodies have been recovered from the rubble of the building that collapsed in the southwestern Iranian city of Abadan two weeks ago, raising the death toll to 43, the governor of the city said.

14 suspects arrested over Iran building collapse case

The Iranian judiciary spokesman says 14 people have been arrested in connection with a building collapse in the southwestern Iranian city of Abadan.

Iran building collapse death toll mounts to 41

Three more bodies were pulled out from under the rubble in a building collapse in the southwestern Iranian city of Abadan and the death toll from the tragic event rose to 41, an official confirmed on Monday.

Iran Judiciary denies Khuzestan ex-gov. among people blamed for building collapse

Iran’s Judiciary has rejected media reports that the former governor of Khuzestan Province who has travelled to the UAE was among people at fault for the recent building collapse in the southern city of Abadan.

Report: Former governor of Khuzestan Province leaves Iran

The former governor of Iran’s Khuzestan Province, said to be a supporter of the owner of Metropol Building that has recently collapsed in the city of Abadan, has reportedly left the country.

Death toll in Iran building collapse rises to 41

The governor of the Iranian city of Abadan says two more bodies have been retrived from the rubble of Metropol Building pushing the number of confirmed deaths in the building collapse to 41.

Tehranis sympathize with people of Abadan

People in the Iranian capital Tehran have held a candle-lit vigil in commemoration of those killed in a building collapse in the southern city of Abadan.

Iranian interior minister: Search for bodies ends at site of Metropol Building

Iranian Interior Minister has said rescue workers are done searching for bodies of people killed in a building collapse in the southern city of Abadan.

Raisi promises zero tolerance toward those responsible for building collapse

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says the government will go after those responsible for the building collapse in the southern city of Abadan and it will show zero leniency toward violations of laws in connection with the incident.

Iranian president visits site of building collapse in Abadan

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has made a surprise visit to the site of a deadly building collapse in the southern city of Abadan.

Iranian forensic official rejects rumors about identity of Metropol owner’s body

A senior Iranian forensic official has dismissed suspicions about the genetic identity of the body belonging to Hossein Abdolbaghi, the owner and builder of the Metropol Building in Abadan, which was retrieved from under the rubble of the collapsed tower bloc.

Shamkhani: Abadan will rise from Metropol rubble, defeat enemy psywar

Iran’s security chief offers sympathy with families of the victims of a tower block collapse in Abadan, saying the iconic city will eventually rise from the rubble of the Metropol Building and overcome the psychological warfare being waged by enemies against the country in the aftermath of the tragedy.

Iran building collapse death toll rises to 36

The death toll from a building that partially collapsed last Monday in the southwestern Iranian city of Abadan has risen to 36 as three more body was pulled out from under the rubble on Tuesday.

Azeri president offers condolences over Iran building collapse

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has offered condolences over the tragic building collapse in the southern Iranian city of Abadan.

Iran building collapse: Officials raise death toll to 32

The number of fatalities from a building collapse incident in the southern Iranian city of Abadan has risen to 32, after three more bodies were pulled from the rubble on Monday.

Iranian president warns against unsafe buildings following Abadan tragedy

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has called for boosting the safety and strength of buildings in Iran to prevent incidents similar to what happened in the southern city of Abadan. Raisi was speaking at the Sunday session of the Cabinet.

Dozens still missing since collapse of tower block in Iran’s Abadan

The governor of Iran’s southeastern Khuzestan Province says 38 people have so far been reported missing since the collapse of a tower block in the city of Abadan and are thus feared trapped under the rubble.

Iranian government declares public day of mourning over building collapse

The Iranian government has declared Sunday as a public day of mourning across the country over the deadly building collapse in the southern city of Abadan.

13 arrested over Iran deadly building collapse, 28 killed so far

Iran has arrested 13 people in connection with the deadly building collapse in the southern city of Abadan.

Iran first vice president: Massive corruption in collapsed building

Iran’s First Vice President says the construction of Metropol Building in the southern city of Abadan involved massive corruption.

Death toll in Iran building collapse rises to 26

The number of people killed in a building collapse in the southern Iranian city of Abadan has increased to 22.

Iran’s leader offers condolence to families of the dead in building collapse

Following the tragic collapse of a building in the southern Iranian city of Abadan that left a number of people dead and injured, the leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, issued a message in which he offered condolences to the bereaved families.

Judicial official: DNA test approved identity of collapsed building’s owner

The general and revolutionary prosecutor of Iran’s Khuzestan Province says a DNA test has approved the identity of the corpse of Hossein Abdolbaghi, the key defendant in the collapse of a tall building in the southern city of Abadan.

One more rescued in Abadan building collapse, death toll rises to 16

Rescue teams sifted through the debris of a building collapse in southwestern Iranian city of Abadan and pulled one more survivor from under the rubble late on Tuesday, while the death toll from the incident rose to 16.

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