Serhat TUNAR -TDO- A loud explosion was heard in northern Tehran on Tuesday evening causing thick clouds of smoke to fill the skies, Iranian News Agency ISNA reported yesterday. The explosion caused by a gas leak at a clinic in the Iranian capital, Tehran. 13 people died in the unfortunate incident.
The head of the Tehran Emergency Center, Peyman Saberian, told the Fars news agency that three people have been injured in the fire. Tehran's Deputy Governor Hamid Reza Guderzi told state television that the explosion was caused by a gas leak.
Footage shared by the public on social media shows a fire erupting after a violent explosion.