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Commercial plane crashes in southern Iran, killing 66 people

TEHRAN, Iran/February 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — An Iranian commercial plane crashed on Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, killing all 66 people on board, state media reported. An Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down near its destination of the southern Iranian city of Yasuj, some … Continue reading Commercial plane crashes in southern Iran, killing 66 people

Fire injures 31 workers at paper mill in southern Iran

TEHRAN, Iran/January 27, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Iranian media say a fire that broke out at a paper mill has injured 31 workers in southern Iran. Saturday’s state TV report says 11 workers were taken to local hospitals and 20 received on-site treatment as their injuries were not severe. The report said firefighters are still trying to put … Continue reading Fire injures 31 workers at paper mill in southern Iran