WATCH: Flash floods in northern Iran cause buildings to collapse

Floods in northern Iran claim lives of at least a dozen people.

July 20, 2015 23:33

Buildings collapse in Iranian flood

Buildings collapse in Iranian flood


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Heavy rains caused flash floods in northern Iran on Sunday that led to buildings to collapse in the Alborz Province and to the deaths of at least a dozen people on Sunday, Iranian media reported.

According to the reports there were more people that were unaccounted for.

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The force of the runoff from the flooding was so strong that dozens of cars were swept away including some with passengers inside. 

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