Gas explosion kills 5 workers, injures 9 in southern Iran

TEHRAN, Iran – State TV is announcing that a gas blast at a horticultural research site in southern Iran has left five specialists dead and nine harmed.

The Thursday report by the IRNA news office said an electrical short out in an underground site prompted to the blast a day prior.

The occurrence occurred close to the port city of Bandar Abbas, somewhere in the range of 1,200 kilometers (745 miles) south of the capital, Tehran.

The report did not detailed, but rather the neglecting of security measures is the primary driver of such occurrences in Iran.

In January, 26 individuals including 16 firefighters were slaughtered in a dangerous building breakdown taking after a fire in downtown Tehran. Authorities faulted that, as well, on an electrical short out.

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