Iran military blast death toll revised down to 17

By REUTERS
November 12, 2011 19:20




TEHRAN - A spokesman for Iran's Revolutionary Guards revised down the number of people killed in an explosion at one of its military bases near Tehran on Saturday to 17.

Ramezan Sharif told the semi-official Fars news agency that a previous death toll of 27 had been given in error. Fifteen people were injured, he said.


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