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A short video clip has recently gone viral on social media in Iran, showing a modest Army colonel turning his body into a staircase to help people affected by extreme weather climb up a relief vehicle.
The governor of Iran’s southwestern province of Khuzestan said a major dam on the Karkhe river has overflown and local residents in a number of cities and villages, including Soosangerd, have been ordered to leave their homes.
Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi says Islamabad is prepared to dispatch humanitarian aid to Iran in the wake of the recent floods.
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has offered humanitarian assistance to the Islamic republic of Iran in the wake of deadly flooding that killed dozens of people.
Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami has strongly slammed the US’ move to block the delivery of international humanitarian aid to flood-hit areas in Iran, describing it as another indication of the US officials’ evil approach and animosity towards the great nation of Iran.
Following the devastating floods which struck parts of Iran and left 70 people dead, several countries and international humanitarian bodies have started dispatching their aid cargos to the crisis-hit areas of Iran.
Officials in Iran’s southwestern province of Khuzestan ordered residents in 14 villages on the banks of two swollen rivers to evacuate.
Iran's foreign minister blasts his US counterpart over his "unprofessional" and "demagogic" comments about Tehran's response to the unprecedented flash floods that have hit two dozen Iranian provinces, reminding the US of its own failure in dealing with the aftermath of similar natural disasters over the past years.