The doctors reported the death of 13 people in the explosion in Tehran

Thirteen people died as a result of fire and explosion in one of the medical centers in the Northern part of the capital of Iran, told the Fars news Agency the head of the Metropolitan ambulance peyman Siberian.

In conversation with the Agency he also said that as a result of the accident suffered six people.

Earlier, the Deputy provincial Governor for security Affairs Hamidreza Gudarzi said that the cause of the explosion that occurred Tuesday evening in a clinic in the North of Iran's capital, was a gas leak.

The Deputy head of the Metropolitan police Hamid Hadavand, in turn, reported the news portal YJC that the cause of the explosion were burning oxygen tanks were in the basement of the clinic. Exploded, they caused the fire, which spread to the upper floors of the medical center.