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Explosion at a chemical factory in Iran.

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On Monday evening, Iranian authorities reported a huge explosion at a chemical factory in Southern Iran which injured more than 130 factory workers. They were all suffering from breathing difficulties following the explosion. The factory is located in Firouzabad in Fars province, located about 770 kilometers (480 miles) south of the capital, Tehran.

According to a report released on Iranian state TV, a leak from an ammonium tank caused the explosion. So far, no casaulties have been reported, but there is speculation of dozens of workers dead.

More details to follow.

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