Dec 25, 2017, 8:59 AM
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SW Iran gas blast casualties 16

Dezful, Dec 25, IRNA – The number of people who were injured in Sunday gas explosion accident in Dezful, the southern province of Khuzestan has mounted to 16.

“Two of the injured who were transferred to Ahvaz hospital due to 100% and 80% burn injuries are in bad conditions,” Head of Management and Medical emergencies Center of Khuzestan Shahyar Mirkheshti said Sunday night.

“One of the injured was treated on site and 13 others were transferred to a Dezful hospital,” he added.

Explosion of the liquid gas tank in Dezful cased massive fire in the area. The blast was heard in neighboring Andimeshk, Shush and Gotvand cities.

Technical problems and carelessness were reported as causes of the incident.

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