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School Fire in Central Iran Kills 13 Children

Iranian officials say 13 children have been killed in a fire at a village school in central Iran.

They said one teacher was in critical condition from the blaze Thursday at an elementary school in Safilan village in Chahar Mahal va Bakhtiari province.

Authorities say they suspect a faulty heater may have sparked the inferno.

Some information for this story provided by Reuters and AFP.