(July 16, 2020 / JNS) At least seven Iranian ships caught fire in the port city of Bushehr on Wednesday as part of a continuation of mysterious explosions occurring throughout the country, according to state media.
No casualties were reported.
Iranian police said earlier in the week that they are investigating an explosion that started a fire at an industrial complex that contains gas-condensate storage tanks, Reuters reported on Monday.
According to the report based on Iranian news outlets, Javad Jahandoust, the fire chief at the Kavian Fariman industrial complex, said that six storage tanks were ablaze and one had exploded.
This was the latest in a series of mysterious explosions and fires around Iranian military, nuclear and industrial facilities in recent weeks.
Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz said earlier this month that the country is not behind every incident that occurs in Iran. He made his comments in the wake of fires that broke out at the Natanz nuclear site and at a power station at Ahvaz.
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