Explosion near Irans capital kills two, damages factory - IRNA

Tue 07 Jul 2020 at 17:37 International

NNA - Two people were killed in an explosion at a factory in the south of Tehran, state news agency IRNA reported on Tuesday, in the latest in a series of fires and explosions, some of which have hit sensitive sites.

“Human error was the cause of the blast in a factory ... Two people were killed and three others were injured,” said local official Amin Babai, adding that the explosion happened in “an industrial zone” at Baqershahr near Tehran.

“The explosion that was caused by some workers’ negligent handling of oxygen tanks.... was so powerful that the walls of a factory nearby were also totally destroyed.”--Reuters

 

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