Fire at Iranian industrial site adds to wave of mysterious explosions

Al-Monitor – The fire near Tehran, which caused no casualties, is under investigation.

A fire erupted at an Iranian industrial facility this morning, state TV reported, marking the latest in a wave of unexplained blasts at civilian and military sites across the country.

“The fire broke out at the industrial area of the Jajrud district in the Pardis county this morning. … There were no casualties. … Firefighters are trying to contain the fire,” it said, according to Reuters.

Since late June, Iran has seen an increasing number of mysterious explosions and fires. Incidents include a huge explosion in an industrial gas tank at a military complex developing rockets and ammunition in eastern Tehran on June 25.

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