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35 injured in massive blast in Southern Iran

ANI
Published : Jun 3, 2017, 5:15 pm IST
Updated : Jun 3, 2017, 5:15 pm IST

The walls of the store have collapsed because of the force of the blast which also damaged nearby shops and houses.

The explosion also caused the electricity in the district to be cut off for an hour. (Photo: PTI/Representational)
 The explosion also caused the electricity in the district to be cut off for an hour. (Photo: PTI/Representational)

Tehran: A huge explosion at a hypermarket in Iran's southern city of Shiraz wounded at least 35 people on Friday night.

The head of the medical emergency centre of the province, Mohammad Reza Alimanesh, announced that following an explosion at a hypermarket in Shiraz, Fars Province, on Friday night 35 people were injured, as reported by Tasnim News Agency.

However, he assured that no one has been killed in the incident.

The walls of the store have collapsed because of the force of the blast which also damaged nearby shops and houses.

The explosion also caused the electricity in the district to be cut off for an hour.

The reason behind the blast is under investigation, according to provincial authorities. 

Tags: blast, medical emergency, people injured
Location: Iran, Teheran, Teheran