SA saddened by Iran building collapse

2017-01-21 20:21
Iranian firefighters work at the scene of the collapsed Plasco building after being engulfed by a fire, in central Tehran, Iran. (Ebrahim Noroozi, AP)

Iranian firefighters work at the scene of the collapsed Plasco building after being engulfed by a fire, in central Tehran, Iran. (Ebrahim Noroozi, AP)

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Durban – The South African government on Saturday conveyed its condolences to the Islamic Republic of Iran following the Plasco Building collapse.

International Relations spokesperson, Clayson Monyela, said South Africa was saddened about the collapse of the historic high-rise building in Iran’s capital, Tehran, which caught fire on Thursday.

Seventy people were killed and scores were injured, Monyela said, adding that the government wished the injured a speedy recovery.

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