Explosion in residential building in Tehran leaves one injured

Photo: Explosion in residential building in Tehran leaves one injured / Iran

Baku, Azerbaijan, August 2

By Umid Niayesh - Trend:

An explosion in a 15-storey residential building in Iranian capital city of Tehran on August 2 left one man injured.

The explosion took place at 03:36 local time (GMT +4:30 hours) in the parking lot of the building, which is located at Gheytarieh district in Tehran, the country's IRNA news agency reported.

The explosion resulted in a total collapse of the building's four warehouses.

One person was severely burned as a result of the blast and taken to a nearby hospital.

About 100 residents of the building were rescued by the Tehran's Fire Department and transferred to a safe location.

The cause of the blast is being investigated.

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