News ID: 270881
Published: 0831 GMT June 30, 2020

At least 18 killed, six injured in explosion at Tehran medical center

At least 18 killed, six injured in explosion at Tehran medical center
AFP

An explosion at a medical center in the Iranian capital of Tehran has left at least 18 people dead and several others injured.

The incident, reportedly caused after the explosion of a gas canister, took place in one of the ground floors of Sina Athar Medical Center in northern Tehran late on Tuesday, presstv.com reported.

Several emergency response units, including ambulances and firefighters, were seen deployed on site as smoke billowed from the building.

Health officials announced that at least 18 people lost their lives in the incident and six other people sustained injuries.

   
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Resource: presstv.com
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