Flood leaves 2 dead, 2 missing in Iran

August 12, 2017

TEHRAN -- Severe flood in Golestan Province in northeastern part of Iran has so far claimed two lives and left 2 missing.

Heavy rain and storm happened on Thursday evening across Aliabad, Kalaleh, Gonbad-e Kavus and Azadshahr countries, Fars reported.

One individual died after falling from the roof of a house due to heavy wind in Gonbad-e Kavus, Iran’s Emergency Medical Services official Hassan Nouri announced.

Two individuals onboard a car in Aliabad are still missing and one found dead, however the car has been found, he noted.

Search and rescue is still going on in the region, he concluded.

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