Metropol Building – A 10-story building in the southern Iranian city of Abadan collapsed in May 2022, killing and wounding dozens.
21 people convicted in connection of Iran’s Metropol Building collapse
A judicial official in Iran’s Khuzestan Province says verdicts have been issued for 21 defendants in the collapse the Metropol Building in the southern city of Abadan six months ago.
Abadan’s Metropol remains collapse; one killed, two injured
One person was killed and two were injured on Wednesday after another part of the Metropol building in southwestern Iranian city of Abadan collapsed, media reported.
Iran hands down sentences to convicts in case of deadly building collapse
The Iranian Judiciary says sentences have been handed down to 21 people found guilty in the case of a tragic building collapse in the southwestern city of Abadan, which claimed the lives of 43 people.
Body: Municipality, council and owner to blame for Abadan Metropol building collapse
An Iranian parliamentary body says the municipality of the city of Abadan is to blame for the recent deadly collapse of Metropol Building in the southwestern city.
Iran police arrest purported killers of brother of Metropol Building’s owner
The Iranian police say law enforcement forces have apprehended 5 people for alleged involvement in the shooting to death of the brother of the Metropol Building in Abadan.
Report: Brother of Metropol Building’s owner shot dead
Unknown gunmen have reportedly shot dead the brother of the owner of Metropol Building that collapsed in May in Abadan amleaving dozens dead.
20 people indicted over building collapse in Abadan, Iran
The Iranian Judiciary has issued an indictment for 20 people in connection with a building collapse that left dozens dead in the southwestern city of Abadan in May.
7 more people arrested in the case of Iran’s Metropol Building collapse
The general prosecutor of Iran’s Khuzestan Province announced 7 more people have been arrested in connection with the May 23 collapse of Metropol Building in the city of Abadan min southwestern Iran.
40 days into deadly collapse: Metropol photo exhibit
A photography exhibition focusing on the Metropol Building collapse in Abadan, in the southern Iranian province of Khouzestan, has opened in Tehran.
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.
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.
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