Landslide, flood kill 25 in northwestern Iran
Heavy flood and landslide have killed at least 25 people in four provinces in northwestern Iran.
Esmail Najjar, the head of the disaster management organization of Iran, has said that heavy flood and landslide have claimed at least 25 lives in the four provinces of East Azerbaijan, West Azerbaijan, Zanjan and Kordestan, ISNA news agency reports.
According to the official, at least 16 are missing following the disaster in northwestern Iran.
Najjar added that the East Azerbaijan Province with 19 dead has borne the heaviest loss among the other provinces hit by flood and landslide.