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Three people die in submarine explosion in Iran

Christian Fernsby |
A “battery explosion” in Iran’s submarine building center in Persian Gulf port city of Bandar Abbas killed several people on April 6, Radio Farda reports.

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An official from the governor’s office in Bandar Abbas said that three people working for Iran’s armed forces naval industries were killed in the incident. Apparently, there are no other injuries.

"Three Defense Ministry staff were martyred after a submarine battery exploded at the Shahid Darvishi shipyard in Bandar Abbas, which builds and repairs military ships and submarines," IRIB said. Davood Abdi head of the defense ministry’s public relations office said that the explosion happened when a “light vessel” was being repaired.

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