At least 13 people died in an explosion in a medical center in the Iranian capital

Xinhua News Agency, Tehran, June 30 (Reporter Chen Lin) According to Iranian media reports on the 30th, an explosion occurred at a medical center in northern Tehran, the capital of Iran, that killed at least 13 people and injured 6 others.

Reports that the explosion occurred at a medical center near Tahirish Square in Tehran. The explosion caused a fire, and firefighters quickly arrived at the scene. At present, the fire has been extinguished, and firefighters are searching for trapped people. The injured have been taken to hospital for treatment.

The Iranian national television quoted Tehran’s emergency services head Sabrian as saying that the accident may have been caused by a gas tank explosion. The report said that due to the existence of some oxygen tanks in the medical center, the explosion may occur again.

Tajrish Plaza is located in the north of Tehran and is one of the most densely populated areas in the city.

Source: 新华网

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