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Torrential floods in Iran’s Shiraz leave 17 dead

Seventeen people lost their lives and at least 70 others were injured by torrential flooding in Iran's south-central city of Shiraz.
Torrential floods in Iran’s Shiraz leave 17 dead
AVA- “The floods swept away vehicles, causing a number of casualties,” Hossein Koolivand, head of Iran's Emergency Directorate, told state television. 
According to Koolivand, efforts remain underway to find and rescue survivors.
The Iranian Students News Agency quoted one security official as saying that more than 200 cars in Shiraz had been submerged by the flooding.
 
 
Monday 25 March 2019 20:57
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