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Major explosions rock Tehran again

Christian Fernsby |
An explosion was heard west Tehran early Friday, according to Iranian state media and activists.

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Topics: EXPLOSIONS    TEHRAN   

The Iranian Broadcasting Corporation confirmed that an explosion was heard in western Tehran, but it did not provide any additional information about the cause of the explosion, and did not say if there were any victims.

For its part, the local "Mehr" news agency reported that an explosion was heard in "Quds" and "Shahryar" areas, west of Tehran.

The Iranian "Manoto tv" via its Twitter account, reported several explosions, noting that one of them "was very loud". The anti-regime Iranian TV added that the explosions "may be linked to nearby military barracks", adding that areas in west Tehran sustained power failure.

News circulated the social media about an explosion in a warehouse of Quds Force, of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard.


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