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Blast Hits Oil Pipeline in Southern Iran

November 17, 2021

Credit: Maksym Yemelyanov
Credit: Maksym Yemelyanov

An oil pipeline in southern Iran exploded on Wednesday, Iran's state TV reported on Wednesday, citing aging infrastructure as the reason for the blast.

"This accident did not lead to any casualties," a local official from the oil-rich province of Khuzestan told state media, adding that the fire had now been put out.

Small tremors were felt in the area following the explosion. 

(Reporting by Dubai Newsroom; Editing by Edmund Blair and Jan Harvey)

Categories: Pipelines Asia


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