First responders search for survivors at the scene of an explosion at the Sina At’har health centre in Tehran, June 30, 2020. (ISNA)

November 16, 2020

An explosion at a gas station in Iran’s capital Tehran on Monday injured at least one person, Iranian state media reported.

“A fuel tanker caught fire while unloading at the gas station at Pirouzi Street in Tehran,” fire department spokesman Jalal Maleki told state TV, adding that the fire had been contained.

“One person was injured and there were no casualties … everything is under control and the cause of the blast is being investigated.”


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