Tehran University Library Burnt

Submitted by Blake on Thu, 11/17/2005 - 20:00

Evelyn writes "The reference hall of the Tehran University Law Library caught fire in the early hours of Wednesday morning; 25,000 books estimated destroyed. Cause of fire not yet determined.

News source and pictures: www.chn.ir According to firemen, 80-90 percent of the hall has been destroyed due to the fire and the books of this sector are completely burnt. The books were an invaluable resource in the field of law and other related branches."