Iran building collapse kills 11 as mayor and others detained

Rubble remains from a 10-storey commercial building under construction that collapsed in Abadan, Iran, on May 23, 2022. (Mohammad Amin Ansari, Fars News Agency via AP) Rubble remains from a 10-storey commercial building under construction that collapsed in Abadan, Iran, on May 23, 2022. (Mohammad Amin Ansari, Fars News Agency via AP)

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