Gigantic rats have been plaguing Iran's capital Tehran after being exposed to radiation and chemicals.
The troublesome rodents have grown to the size of cats and there are now more of them than humans in the city. University professor Ismail Kahram has stated that the changes in the animals would have normally taken "millions of years of evolution". With rat poison alone proving ineffective, authorities have started to send specially trained marksmen units out at night to hunt down and shoot the rodents.
"It has become a 24/7 war," said Mohammad Hadi Heydarzadeh of the environmental agency. "We use chemical poisons to kill the rats during the day and the snipers at night."
Tehran has deployed snipers to fight an invasion of hyper-evolved "mutant rats", which officials say grew freakishly big after being exposed to radiation and chemicals. The cat-sized rats now outnumber humans in the Iranian capital.
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