Sep 9, 2018, 2:02 AM
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No shooting near Presidential Office: Official

Tehran, Sept 8, IRNA - Political and Security Deputy Governor General of Tehran Province Shokrollah Hassanbeigi refuted as unfounded some media reports on shootings near Presidential Office in Tehran.

He told IRNA late Saturday, no security incident such as shootings occurred in the vicinity of Presidential Office.

He further noted that due to holding a wedding ceremony, sounds of fireworks and skyrockets heard around Horr Square located near Presidential Office were mistook for gunfire.

Meanwhile, Isa Farhadi ruled out any shooting near Presidential Office, saying that pursuance of the case revealed that the sound heard pertained to playing firecrackers in the wedding ceremony.
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