Gas explosion shakes building in Iranian capital, says fire department

DUBAI (REUTERS) - A gas explosion shook a residential building in Iran's capital Teheran on Saturday (July 11), injuring one person, the semi-official ISNA news agency quoted the city fire department as saying.

Several gas cylinders kept in a basement blew up, damaging the building and injuring a resident, a fire department spokesman told ISNA.

There have been several explosions around Iranian military, nuclear and industrial facilities since late June.

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