Death toll from Iran torrential flooding rises to 44Christian Fernsby ▼ | March 29, 2019
The official death from this week’s wave of torrential flooding in Iran rose to 44 on Thursday.
Asia Iran’s Mehr News Agency quoted Hamidreza Khankeh
An estimated 47,000 others, according to Khankeh, have been hospitalized after suffering injuries.
On Wednesday, local officials said that the flooding triggered by excessive rainfall had caused some $170 million worth of material damage. ■