Fire breaks out at Tehran metro station; no casualties - Mehr

A fire broke out at a metro station in the west of the Iranian capital on Saturday, the semi-official Mehr news agency said, adding there were no casualties. A spokesman for the state emergency services, Mojtaba Khaledi, said a gas leak appeared to have caused the 7.45 a.m. blaze at the Ekbatan station in Tehran. No trains were damaged. (dubai.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com; Editing by Clarence Fernandez and Mark Potter)


Reuters | Updated: 10-10-2020 12:29 IST | Created: 10-10-2020 12:18 IST
Fire breaks out at Tehran metro station; no casualties - Mehr
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A fire broke out at a metro station in the west of the Iranian capital on Saturday, the semi-official Mehr news agency said, adding there were no casualties.

A spokesman for the state emergency services, Mojtaba Khaledi, said a gas leak appeared to have caused the 7.45 a.m. blaze at the Ekbatan station in Tehran. No trains were damaged.

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