Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Monday expressed sorrow over a deadly forest blaze in Portugal, extending condolences on behalf of the Iranian nation to the families of the victims.
A British lawmaker has warned of a possible cover-up over the recent London tower fire, calling on Prime Minister Theresa May to quickly gather all available documents about the incident before they are deliberately “destroyed.”
Fears are growing that the number of people who lost their lives in the Grenfell Tower fire in west London could reach 100, as the government promises a public inquiry into the deadly incident, according to reports.
Firefighters extinguished the last of the flames in the devastating west London blaze as they searched for more victims Thursday, a day after the high-rise apartment building fire that killed at least 12 people. Entire families were missing, and the death toll is certain to rise.
informing of a fire incident on the second floor of a twenty-story residential tower in Tehran, the Spokesman of Tehran Fire Department also said that the fire was put out through the firefighters’ hard effort.
A deadly overnight fire raced through a 24-storey apartment tower in London on Wednesday, killing at least six people and injuring 74 others. One desperate woman threw a baby out of a high window and a man on the ground managed to catch the child, a witness said.
Fires fanned by high winds have swept through a scenic coastal town in South Africa, killing four people, destroying homes and forcing the evacuation of up to 10,000 people, authorities and media reports say.
Hundreds of passengers were evacuated from Singapore's Changi Airport after a small fire erupted in a terminal that was later extinguished, authorities and witnesses said, delaying flights at the global hub.
President Donald Trump lost confidence in FBI Director James Comey over the last several months and decided to fire him after hearing similar concerns from the deputy attorney general, the White House said on Wednesday.