Tehran blast: 19 killed, 6 injured after explosion in medical clinic in Iran

State news agency said Tehran clinic explosion killed 19 people

An explosion occurred at a medical clinic in the northern Iranian capital Tehran, killing Iran, killing 19 people and wounding 6 others. According to Hamid Reza Goudarzi, deputy governor of Tehran, the gas leak caused an explosion.

Tehran exploded. Twitter/AFP

Video from the Sina Athar clinic in Tehran surfaced. Social media showed smoke from multiple explosions. Firefighters tried to reach the clinic’s roof with a ladder.

According to Iran’s Isna news agency, Tehran Fire Department spokesperson Jalal Maleki said: “Some victims are on the upper floors of the operating room-either patients undergoing surgery or accompanying them Of patients.”

There were 25 employees inside at the time of the explosion

The Tehran Fire Department said that during the explosion, there were 25 employees inside the clinic that regularly performed surgery and medical imaging.

Last week, an explosion occurred near a sensitive military base near Tehran. The Ministry of Defense said it was caused by a leak in the storage tank of the gas storage facility. There were no reports of death or injury.

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