A fire engine is seen as the firefighters try to extinguish a fire in Tehran in 2020. (AFP)

September 27, 2021

Fire broke out in one of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) research centers in the west of Tehran on Sunday evening, state media said.

Firefighters managed to contain the fire and the three injured employees were taken to hospital, it said.

The statement did not address the cause of the fire or the extent of the damage to the center, which it said is located in western Tehran.

Reuters/Al Arabiya

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