Tehran (IP) - The Leader of the Islamic Revolution sent a message of condolences on the death of a number of Iranian citizens in the tragic incident of the collapse of a building in the city of Abadan in the province of Khuzestan.

Iran PressIran News: In this message, issued by the Office of Iran's Leader, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution expressed condolences to the victims and their families and instructed the officials to prosecute the perpetrators of the incident and prevent the recurrence of these incidents in the country.

The "Metropolis" building in Abadan collapsed on Monday, and at the same time, the rescue operation of the rescue workers and the Red Crescent Society of Khuzestan Province began, and all medical facilities have been treating the injured.

Rescue workers from other provinces of Iran, including Tehran, have been sent to Abadan to help remove debris from the "Metropol" building in order to end the debris removal as soon as possible.

Pir Hossein Kolivand, the head of the Iranian Red Crescent Society, told the Iran Press correspondent on Tuesday at the site of the collapse of Abadan's Metropolis building that relief work was continuing and that the division of labor had been completed to end the Debris removal as soon as possible.

The head of the Iranian Red Crescent Society stated that 10 people have been killed and 39 injured in the collapse of the "Metropol" building in Abadan so far, and efforts are underway to reach the basement of the "Metropol" building. 219