A major fire broke out at an oil refinery near Tehran. Above the Iranian capital are thick, black plumes of smoke. It concerns the state oil refinery Tondgooyan Petrochemical Co.
According to IRIB‘s news agency, IRIB, there was a leak in a liquefied gas pipeline, after which an explosion occurred. Then the fire broke out. No one would have been hurt. The fire department had control of the fire after two hours of extinguishing.
Images show how big flames beat out of the factory.
Also thick plumes of smoke can be seen:
Last night, Iran was hit by a big fire. Then the largest ship of the Iranian Navy sank in the Gulf of Oman, after fire broke out on board. It’s not yet clear what caused that fire.