Floods kill at least 22 in southern Iran
DUBAI — At least 22 people were killed in flash floods caused by heavy rains in Iran’s southern province of Fars, a provincial official said on Saturday.
There was at least one person missing, said Khalil Abdollahi, head of the province’s crisis management department, quoted by the semi-official news agency Tasnim.
He said 55 people had been rescued in the flood which submerged 15 cars.
The governor of Fars province declared Sunday a day of mourning, state media said.
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