Nineteen people today ended up killed and 6 wounded on in an explosion at a professional medical clinic in the north of the Iranian money Tehran, the formal IRIB news agency noted, quoting point out officers. A gasoline leak caused the blast, Tehran Deputy Governor Hamid Reza Goudarzi instructed point out television.
A online video posted on social media appeared to display various explosions at the north Tehran web site and one more confirmed firefighters employing a ladder to get to the roof of the setting up.
25 staff within at the time of the blast
A hearth touched off by the blast has been extinguished, Jalal Maleki, the Tehran Hearth Office spokesman claimed on state Television set. The clinic, which experienced 25 staff members inside at the time of the blast, primarily carries out light surgical procedures and medical imaging, Harirchi reported.
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Previous week, an explosion occurred close to a delicate armed forces web-site around Tehran which the defence ministry reported was brought on by a leaking tank at a gas storage facility. No fatalities or injuries had been documented.