Gas pipeline explosion in Tehran kills 5 people

Thu 23 February 2017 05:54 GMT | 09:54 Local Time

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Gas pipeline explosion in Tehran on February 21 has demolished three buildings, killing at least five people and injuring six more.

The explosion took place in Khalij (Gulf) neighborhood in southwestern Tehran on Tuesday, the spokesman for Tehran Emergency Center, Hossein Abbasi, told the Fars news agency.

According to him, a group of residents of the three demolished buildings were left trapped under the rubble, Trend reported.

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