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Monster Sandstorm Swallows Iran’s Capital Tehran, 4 Killed – 2 June 2014

RT logoRecord winds have created a massive sandstorm which hit Tehran on Monday, plunging the Iranian capital into darkness, damaging buildings, and killing at least four people.

The disaster struck at 5:10 p.m. local time, knocking out power supplies and sending residents to rush for cover. The wind, reported at 110 kilometers per hour, snapped trees and sweeped debris across streets.

The fatalities were caused by fallen trees, ISNA said. At least 27 others were injured, 10 of them in a road accident when the gloom suddenly descended, according to Amin Sabernia, Iran’s chief emergency official.

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4 Killed, 45 Injured As Passenger, Freight Trains Collide Near Moscow – 20 May 2014

RT logoA freight train has crashed into a passenger train in the Moscow Region. There are reports about multiple injured and at least four dead. Injured passengers are being carried out of the carriages by hand. Rescuers are working at the scene.

“Today at 12:38pm (08:38 GMT) a freight and a commuter train collided on the Bekasovo-Nara railroad near the regional center of Naro-Fominsk,” reported the transport police press service.

According to preliminary reports, four persons died in the incident.

Up to 15 passengers have been injured.

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