Floods claim ten lives in Iran

Floods claim ten lives in Iran

Flash floods caused have killed at least 10 people in Iran, head of Relief & Rescue Organisation of the Iranian Red Crescent Society Mahdi Vallipour said.

The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) said that at least eight provinces in southeast, center and eastern Iran had been affected by the floods and heavy rains that began on Monday.

IRCS’s search and rescue service said that at least 10 bodies had been recovered from flood-hit areas in operations that took place overnight, adding that rescue teams had reached to hundreds of families in need of help.

There were no immediate estimates about the damage inflicted by the floods to properties and infrastructure, Press TV reported.

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