Death toll in Iran due to floods, storms rises to 56

[31-07-2022 09:44 AM]

Ammon News - The death toll from two days of severe storms, mudslides, and flooding in Iran has risen to at least 56 people, officials said on Saturday.

Dozens are still missing in the capital, Tehran, and four other provinces, Iranian media reported, citing a Red Crescent spokesperson.

Local authorities fear more deaths as heavy rains are expected to continue across the country.

State media said military personnel had joined rescue efforts and were helping transfer thousands from remote areas to safer places.

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