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At least 20 firefighters die in Iran building collapse

ANKARA (Reuters) – At least 20 firefighters were killed when a 17-storey commercial building collapsed in Tehran on Thursday, the semi-official Fars news agency quoted Tehran’s mayor as saying.

“At least 20 firefighters who were trapped under rubble have died,” Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf told reporters.

(Writing by Parisa Hafezi; Editing by Louise Ireland)

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