Floods kill at least 18 in southern Iran: state media

At least 18 people were killed in flash floods caused by heavy rains in Iran’s southern province of Fars, state media said on Saturday.

Khalil Abdollahi, head of the province’s crisis management department, said heavy rains near Soltan Shahbaz village in Estahban caused flooding from the Rodbal Dam.

He said 55 people had been rescued in the flood which submerged 15 cars. A number of people were still missing.

Estahban is about 170 kilometres (105 miles) south of Shiraz, the capital city of Fars Province.

Related posts

Army takes control in the West African country of Burkina Faso

Daily News

Prince Harry empathizes with Kate Middleton and Queen Consort Camilla

Daily News

Talks underway in Doha for Gaza truce extension: CNN

Daily News

International Mother Language Day being celebrated today

Daily News

US first lady Jill Biden tests positive for COVID-19

Daily News

Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th President of the United States

Daily News

Leave a Comment