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Gas Explosion Shakes Building in Iranian Capital

Gas Explosion Shakes Building in Iranian Capital

Saturday, 11 July, 2020 - 19:00
A general view taken from western Tehran shows a blanket of brown-white smog covering the city as heavy pollution hit the Iranian capital. (AFP)
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A gas explosion shook a residential building in Iran’s capital Tehran on Saturday, injuring one person, the semi-official ISNA news agency quoted the city fire department as saying.

Several gas cylinders kept in a basement blew up, damaging the building and injuring a resident, a fire department spokesman told ISNA.

There have been several explosions around Iranian military, nuclear and industrial facilities since late June.

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