Qatari Emir extends condolences on Tehran high rise collapse

IRNA – Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in a message condoled President Hassan Rouhani over the fire in Plasco Trade Center in Tehran which resulted in collapse of the building.

‘Hamad Al Thani sympathized with the victims of the sad incident,’ Qatari Media reported.

The 17-storey Plasco Trade Center collapsed on Thursday morning, January 19, as firefighters were trying to contain fire in the building.

The incident has so far left 7 dead and 194 injured.