Category: Accidents
Police seize 1.1 tons of narcotics in southeasternIran

An armed drug-trafficking band that was trying to transfer a drug consignment from Saravan county to central provinces of the country was identified by anti-narcotics police forces of Sistan and Baluchistan province, Brigadier General Ahmad Taheri said. Taheri noted that during an intelligence operation 1 smuggler was arrested and 1.1 tons of narcotics including 972 kg of opium and 130 kg of hashish seized by […]

6.7-magnitude quake strikes Indonesia: media

Media have cited Indonesia’s meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency as saying that a 6.7-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia with strong tremors felt in the country’s capital Jakarta on Friday. According to the Chinese Xinhua news agency, the US Geological Survey said that an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 jolted 88 km SW of Labuan, Indonesia at […]

Hormozgan police seize over 1,500 kg of illegaldrugs

Brigadier General Gholamreza Jafari, police commander-in-chief of southern Hormozgan province said on Wednesday, Minab County police forces could identify the key members of a drug trafficking group in the county that were trying to transfer a heavy shipment of narcotics laden in a truck heading towards the road between Minab-Bandar Abbas embarked on from the eastern province. The […]

Fire reported at oil refinery in Russia’s TyumenRegion

“I confirm the fact that [the fire broke out] at the [Antipinsky oil] refinery,” the press service noted according to TASS. Furthermore, a source in the regional emergency services told TASS that no casualties had been reported as a result of the accident. The Antipinsky Refinery, located in the Tyumen Region, is the largest independent […]

4 killed in demonstrations in Sudan’s Omdurman city

“So far, we have counted four deaths as a result of the forces’ use of live bullets,” the ministry said on its Facebook account, Xinhua reported. Earlier, the Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors (CCSD), a non-governmental organization, said three people were killed “in the processions in Omdurman by the bullets from the coup forces and […]

Police seize 507 kg narcotics in Kermanshah

Brigadier General Ali Akbar Javidan broke the news on Tuesday, saying that following comprehensive intelligence operations, anti-narcotic police managed to identify a smuggling gang and seize their vehicle in a surprise operation. He further noted that following the inspection of the vehicle, 507 kg of opium were seized which were hidden professionally in the car. He […]

Coal mine collapse in Turkey leaves 45 wounded

TEHRAN, Dec. 19 (MNA) – A dent occurred in a coal mine in Izmir on Saturday evening, leaving 45 people including workers injured, the Turkish sources reported. A dent occurred in the coal mine of Polyak Eynez Enerji Üretim Madencilik Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. in Kınık, around 21:30, FOX-24 reported. The dent in the mine […]

12,000 Iranians sacrificed in fight against drug-trafficking

Momeni said in a meeting on Sunday that Iran is at the forefront of the fight against drug trafficking in the world. Pointing to Iran’s achievements in the fight against drug trafficking, he said that as many as 4,000 soldiers have been martyred in the fight against drug trafficking during the last 40 years since the Islamic […]

Iran’s border guards confiscate big haul of drugs in Saravan

Brigadier General Ahmad Ali Goudarzi broke the news on Saturday, saying that the border guards of Sistan and Baluchestan province were informed about the activities of a drug trafficking gang in the province. They gathered intelligence on the activities of this drug trafficking band and found out that the smugglers had plans to transfer the illicit […]

7 killed, injured in in bridge collapse in China’s Hubei

Three people were killed and four others injured after a section of an expressway bridge in Ezhou City, central China’s Hubei Province, tilted on one side on Saturday, CGTN reported. The accident took place at around 3:36 p.m. BJT. The cause of the accident remains unknown. ZZ/PR

Explosion in Pakistan’s Karachi leaves 10 dead

The explosion took place on Saturday noon in front of ‘ShirShah Square’ in Karachi, the capital of Sindh province in southern Pakistan. Ten people were killed and dozens more injured in the blast. The blast severely damaged several residential units and caused a fire at the scene. Karachi police are investigating the blast. No further details […]

Police bust gang of illegal excavators near Alamut Castle

TEHRAN – Iranian police have recently busted a gang of illegal diggers in Alamut, a semi-mountainous historical region in Qazvin province, west-central Iran, CHTN reported on Monday. Five illegal excavators, who were digging near the historical Alamut Castle, were detained in this regard, said Hassan Mehri, a senior police official in charge of protecting cultural […]

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