Gas tank explosion in Iran destroys two homes, kills 5 people

Photo: Gas tank explosion in Iran destroys two homes, kills 5 people / Iran

Azerbaijan, Baku, March 27 /Trend S.Isayev, T. Jafarov/

Early morning on Wednesday a gas tank exploded in one of the houses in Iran's Shiraz city, ISNA reported.

In total, 5 people got killed, while 6 got injured.

According to the reports, blast occured approximately at 3:30 in the morning (local time), when people inside the home were trying to fill the tank with gas.

The explosion killed two and injured two more in the house. The blast also affected the house nearby, as 3 people got killed and four more got injured.

The report also said that the residents of these homes had jobs, to fill LPG cylinders.

After the explosion, officials arrived at the scene, and the injured people were taken to the nearby hospital.

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