Tehran hosts an
exhibition titled “Love and Fire” at the Iranian Artists Forum to show Tehran’s
Plasco Building tragedy in January and events in the aftermath of that.
by photojournalists, showcases photos of the very first moments Plasco caught
fire until the funeral of the brave firemen who were killed in the collapse of
17-storey mega mall in downtown Tehran, collapsed to the ground three and a
half hours after it caught fire, and sixteen firefighters and a number of
citizens lost their lives in the tragic incident.
the secretary of the exhibit, opened on Sunday, Hamed Jafarnejad, the exhibit
puts the spotlight on the round-the-clock endeavors of the firemen.
“We aim to
express our thanks to the firefighters and pay respects to the families of the
victims,” he added.
A selection of
the photos of the Plasco tragedy is scheduled to be published in a book in the