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Fire injures 12 in Tehran

Tehran, At least 12 people were injured in a fire at a ten-story building of a petroleum company in Tehran, an official of emergency medical services (EMS) said Monday.

The fire broke out in a building owned by Qeshm Oil and Energy Industries Development (OEID) company in northern Tehran.

It was reported to the EMS at 9:43 am local time (0513 GMT) on Tuesday, and 6 ambulances were deployed to the scene of the incident, said Mohammad-Karam Dorabadi, head of public relation department of Tehran EMS.

Ten wounded people were treated at the site and 2 others were transferred to hospital for medical care, the official added.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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