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February 18, 1991 | NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
A shower of black rain fell along the Iranian frontier Sunday as allied warplanes continued pounding the southern Iraqi city of Basra and surrounding oil facilities. The phenomenon, a mixture of natural moisture and smoke from petroleum fires, began falling Sunday morning in Iran's Ilam province, according to a Tehran dispatch of the Iranian national news agency. Black rain, it reported, "has polluted the environment, water and agricultural resources in the region."
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February 18, 1991 | NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
A shower of black rain fell along the Iranian frontier Sunday as allied warplanes continued pounding the southern Iraqi city of Basra and surrounding oil facilities. The phenomenon, a mixture of natural moisture and smoke from petroleum fires, began falling Sunday morning in Iran's Ilam province, according to a Tehran dispatch of the Iranian national news agency. Black rain, it reported, "has polluted the environment, water and agricultural resources in the region."
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May 7, 1986 | United Press International
Three days of heavy rain in Iran caused floods that killed at least 13 people, left more than 120 villages cut off and destroyed 15 bridges, according to reports from Tehran.
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