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Society2017-01-22

IS ANYONE STILL ALIVE UNDER THE RUINS OF PLASCO?

Some firefighters in Iran say that they have received text messages from some of their colleagues under the ruins. But official sources say that it was not true and no one is alive.
Economy2017-01-22

TEHRAN'S MAYOR IN 2014: I HAVE TO SHUT DOWN PLASCO TOMORROW!

Tehran's Mayor, Bagher Ghalibaf had said in 2014 that he had to shut down Plasco Mall as soon as possible due to safety risks. He said that store owners ignore the warnings and if he shut down the shops, he will be criticized for putting pressure on citizens and weakening the government.
Society2017-01-22

WHO IS BETTER EQUIPPED: ANTI-RIOT POLICE OR THE FIREFIGHTERS?

This is the question many Iranians ask in the social media. They share photos showing the modern equipment of the anti-riot police and comparing them with those of firefighters. Dozens of firefighters died in the collapse of a big shopping mall in central Tehran on Thursday.
Politics2017-01-21

CLERGY: AMERICANS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR PLASCO DISASTER!

The representative of the Supreme Leader in Ghazvin says Americans were responsible for the collapse of the Plasco building since they have built it. Ayatollah Abedini adds, as the fate of the building showed, Americans were not reliable.
Society2017-01-21

CONSPIRACY THEORIES ON PLASCO: FIRE OR EXPLOSION?

The collapse of the Plasco mall in Tehran caused some people questioning the real reason for the incident. Looking at one of the videos showing the moment of the collapse, some people want to believe that an explosion has taken place. Some think that ISIS was behind it, others accuse the Revolutionary Guard. Similar conspiracy theories were brought up after 9/11. Also in the U.S. some people claimed that explosions had brought the Twin Towers down. But experts have denounced such theories and[...]