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Iran: Normality slowly returns to Bam

by Till Mayer in Bam Three hookah water pipes rattle in competition, the smell of perfumed tobacco is in the air. Green apples vanishing in grey light clouds. Behind palm twigs time stands still. At...

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Iran: Neyshabur- City of sorrow

by Kajsa Fasth in Neyshabur Heavy, dark smoke fills the air as we arrive early in the morning to witness the damage wreaked by the devastating explosion caused by a runaway train loaded with...

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Iranian Red Crescent staff member killed in train explosion

Geneva, 20 February 2004 - A staff member of the Iranian Red Crescent Society was killed in the explosion of a freight train on 18 February near Neyshabur, 165 km south of the city of Mashhad. Ali...

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Death toll from Iranian train derailment rises to over 300

Teheran (dpa) - Over 300 people have now died following Wednesday's train derailment in Iran, the news agency IRNA reported Thursday. The accident resulted in a series of fires and a gas explosion...

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Iran: Huge train blast in Neyshabour

On 18 February, a train carrying sulphur, petrol and fertilizer derailed at 4 am and unfortunately caught fire near the city of Neyshabour in Khorasan province, northeastern Iran followed by a huge...

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Iran: Almost 300 killed in Iran train blast

From Federation News 04/19 Some 295 people were killed and more than 450 injured, including some rescue workers and fire-fighters, when a train carrying sulphur, petrol and fertiliser derailed and...

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Iran: No international assistance sought after train tragedy

ANKARA , 19 February (IRIN) - The Iranian authorities are not seeking international assistance after a chemical train blast in the northeastern city of Neyshabur killed almost 300 people and injured...

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Iran: Train Blast - Information Bulletin n° 1

Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) Allocated: N/A The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian...

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Iranian train derailment explosion death toll rises to 300

Teheran (dpa) - The death toll has risen to almost 300 in Iran after Wednesday's freight train derailment and explosion which destroyed several villages in the north-east of the country, the news...

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