Avalanches Leave 9 Dead In Iran

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Iran Flag | Pixabay Image
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Blizzards and snow storms hit 24 provinces in Iran this week. In the aftermath, 9 people were killed in avalanches and 29000 received rescue and relief services.

According toTehranTimes.com, the 9 avalanche fatalities in Iran included:

  • 4 porters smuggling goods across the Iran-Iraq border near Sardasht in the West Azerbaijan Province.
  • 2 mountaineers near Baneh in Kordestan Province
  • 1 individual in a village in West Azerbaijan Province
  • 2 electricity company staff members in the Kordestan province

More snow and rain will continue into the weekend.


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