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Heavy rainfall claims seven lives in Iran

Cars were stuck in flood, and electricity and gas flows in the rural areas were disrupted.

Published: 07th October 2018 06:35 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th October 2018 06:35 PM   |  A+A-

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By UNI

TEHRAN: Heavy rainfall in the northern and northwestern parts of Iran over the past two days has claimed the lives of at least seven people, reported semi-official ISNA news agency.

Xinhua quoted the report, "The unprecedented floods in the three provinces of Mazandaran, Gilan and Golestan destroyed roads, houses and bridges, and caused heavy damage to the infrastructures."

Cars were stuck in flood, and electricity and gas flows in the rural areas were disrupted.

The downpours, started on Friday, have been the heaviest during the past 20 years in the northern part of the country.

Iran's Rescue and Relief Organization announced that the rescue operators have been dispatched to the flood-hit areas to help people pump flood out of their houses.

 


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