Explosion at Tehran Medical Clinic Kills at Least 18

At least 18 people were killed and at least six were injured in an explosion and fire at a medical clinic in Tehran, Iran, on June 30, local news reported.

According to reports, the explosion and subsequent fire at the Sina Athar Clinic – located near the Tajrish Metro Station – were attributed to a gas leak after initial investigations by authorities.

Videos from the Iranian Students’ News Agency show firefighters battling the blaze, injured people being carried away, and local authorities on the scene. Credit: Iranian Students’ News Agency via Storyful