At least five killed in flash flooding in Iran’s Fars province

At least five killed in flash flooding in Iran’s Fars province
# 04 January 2022 11:42 (UTC +04:00)

At least five people were killed in flash flooding in Iran’s southern province of Fars, an official with the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) said on Monday, APA reports citing Tasnim News Agency.

“Unfortunately, five people from Fars province were trapped by water and lost their lives,” Mehdi Khoobyar, deputy head of the IRCS in Fars, said in an interview with Iranian media.

The victims died in the cities of Darab, Lar, and Mehr, and five people who were injured were taken to nearby medical centers, he said, adding that 183 operational teams in the form of 700 rescuers have been deployed using 142 vehicles for relief operations.

Relief teams “who were already on full alert, were dispatched to the flood-affected areas” in at least five cities in the province, he said.

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