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A massive sandstorm with record winds killed at least four people in Tehran on Monday. The unprecedented storm plunged the city into darkness, knocked out power supplies and damaged buildings.

Iranians walk amidst dust as a sandstorm engulfs the capital Tehran on Monday.HAMIDREZA DASTJERDI / AFP - Getty Images