Gas explosion in Tehran injures one person

One person injured as explosion shakes Tehran for second time in two days.

Arutz Sheva Staff ,

Tehran, Iran
Tehran, Iran
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A gas explosion shook a residential building in Tehran, Iran, on Saturday, injuring one person, Iran's semi-official ISNA reported.

Quoting the Tehran fire department, ISNA said several gas cylinders stored in a basement blew up, damaging the building and injuring a resident.

On Friday, IRIB reported that an explosion was heard in Western Tehran, and electricity had been cut in the area around where the explosion occurred.

Local reports said that the blast occurred at a missile warehouse.

According to Iran News, the Qods city governor, Leila Vaseqi, denied that an explosion had occurred, claiming that there was only a power outage which lasted for five minutes.




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