An explosion took place at an Iranian gas storage facility close to a sensitive military site near the capital Tehran (above) today
Daily Mail: Huge explosion at gas storage facility lights up night sky over Tehran* An explosion took place at an Iranian gas storage facility near the capital Tehran
* Defence ministry spokesman Davoud Abdi said there were no casualties
* The fire was brought under control but the cause of the blast is not yet known
A huge explosion at a gas storage facility lit up the night sky bright orange over Tehran on Friday.
The explosion took place at an Iranian gas storage facility close to a sensitive military site near the capital of Tehran, a defence ministry spokesman told state TV today.
Videos and pictures posted on social media that were picked up by local news outlets showed an explosion with a bright orange flash, followed by a large plume of smoke.
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