Concrete blocks in Iran metro collapse, people dead
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 11
By Fatih Karimov – Trend:
An incident in a subway tunnel that was under construction in north eastern areas of Tehran left at least one person dead.
The incident occurred at 19:20 local time (GMT+3:30) on Oct 10 when concrete columns kept in depot collapsed, Abolfazl Qanaati, member of Tehran City Council, said, Fars news agency reported Oct. 11.
One more person was also injured in the incident, he added.
The victims of the incident were workers constructing the tunnel. This is the second similar incident that happenedin the Tehran metro in recent months.
Last month at least three workers were killed as a result of subway tunnel collapse.