On the evening of February 16, a massive explosion rocked Tehran, killing nine people.
An explosion rocked a building in Robat Karim, south of the Iranian capital. The cause of the incident was said to be a gas leak. According to Fahti, another nine people were injured of varying severity.
The three-story building was completely destroyed. Fathi noted that the rescue operation ended on the morning of 17 February. The search for survivors went on for 11 hours.