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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s semi-official Mehr news agency says 95 people were taken to hospitals after suffering breathing problems during a sand-and-dust storm in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchistan.
Tuesday’s report quotes Abdolrahman Shahnavazi, the provincial director general of disaster management, as saying that 68 people were treated and released overnight while 27 remain hospitalized.
Mehr says the sandstorm hit the province on Monday, with wind speeds of up to 115 kilometers per hour, or about 71
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