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11 Oct 2020 | 08:56 AM UTC

Iran: Gas explosion kills two in Ahvaz (Khuzestan province) October 11

Iran News Alert

Gas explosion at a building in Ahvaz (Khuzestan province) kills at least two and injures six others on October 11; associated disruptions likely

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/11/2020, 12:00 AM until 10/12/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Tehran). COUNTRY/REGION Ahvaz

Event

At least two people were killed and six others injured after a suspected gas leak caused an explosion at a residential building in Ahvaz (Khuzestan province) on Sunday, October 11. The incident occurred at a two-story building near the Ameri Bazaar. Rescue teams attended the scene and are reportedly looking for survivors amongst the rubble.

Localized disruptions to transport, business, and utilities are likely in the coming hours as rescue operations are carried out.

Advice

Those in Ahvaz are advised to monitor developments, anticipate localized disruptions in the area, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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