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Iran floods: 30 more villages threatened

Floods in Iran
Floods in Iran

Reported by PMOI/MEK


Iran, April 21, 2019 - Unpredictable conditions in Abadan, southwest Iran, persist and officials warn of the increasing threats from high tides in areas where flood waters remain high.

“Currently, the conditions in Abadan, southwestern Iran, is unpredictable and alarming. The threat of high tides in flooded areas has created an unpredictable and abnormal condition in the city,” special representative to the flood-hit city of Abadan warned.

“Previous high tides created a bitter condition for people in the city of Arvandkenar, southwestern Iran, near the border with Iraq, but this time we are ready to tackle the problem,” added the special representative to the flood-ravaged area.


More floods threaten 30 villages of Shadegan

The assistant governor in the town of Shadegan, southwestern Iran, northeast of Abadan warned that 30 villages in this area are being threatened by further floodwaters. Four out of these 30 villages are located in Khanafareh, south of Shadegan and the other 26 are in the center of the town.


Four people drowned in Mashhad, Khuzestan

According to a report, a young man was drowned in an agricultural canal in the city of Shush, Khuzestan province, southwestern Iran. His body was found 13 hours later down the canal and was sent for identification.

In other news, a man from Mashhad was gone missing in the river and his body was never located. And a middle-aged woman fell into the river and drowned.

Also, the body of a four-year-old boy was pulled out of the river in a canal in the city of Mashhad, and a 25-year old man was drowned in Mahareb-Yazdi district of Shush, in Khuzestan Province. He fell from the top of a bridge into the canal.

As it is evidence, more people are dying every day to the floods and the number of flood victims keeps rising without any prevention measures from the regime.