Turkish Embassy in Tehran evacuated before high-rise collapse
TEHRANThe Turkish Embassy in Tehran was evacuated before the collapse of a high-rise building in the Iranian capital on Jan. 19, according to embassy officials.
The embassy building located near the site of the collapse has not taken damage.
A high-rise building in Tehran collapsed after it was engulfed by a fire on Jan. 19, killing at least 30 firefighters and injuring some 75 people, state media reported.
The disaster struck the Plasco building, an iconic structure in central Tehran just north of the capital’s sprawling bazaar.