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1 injured in Tehran gas station explosion

Fuel tanker catches fire while unloading cargo, says official

Mahmoud Mohamed Barakat   | 16.11.2020
1 injured in Tehran gas station explosion



At least one person was injured in an explosion at a gas station in the Iranian capital of Tehran on Monday, an official said.

"A fuel tanker caught fire while unloading its cargo at a station on Tehran's Perouzi street," Jalal al-Maliki, a spokesman for the fire department, told state TV.

He said the fire was contained, and the injured shifted to a hospital.

*Writing by Mahmoud Barakat

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