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Large explosion in gas facility near military base in Tehran

Christian Fernsby |
Amir Abdi, A spokesman for the Ministry of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics of Iran, revealed to FARS news agency that, the huge explosion occurred in a gas storage facility in the Parchin site, east Tehran.

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"The fire was controlled, and no casualties were registered". Abdi said. He added, “Western security services believe Tehran has conducted tests related to nuclear bomb, which Iran denies".

Meanwhile, Hamid Reza Kudarzi, assistant of security affairs in Tehran municipality, said, "We are looking to use military forces to investigate the cause of the explosion," according to the Iranian ISNA news agency.

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