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Huge blast hits arms depot at Iran military base

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Sat, 12 Nov 2011 11:11 GMT
Author: Reuters
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TEHRAN, Nov 12 (Reuters) - A massive explosion at a weapons depot on a military base to the west of the Iranian capital Tehran on Saturday killed several people and was felt at least 45 km away, local media reported.

The semi-official Fars news agency carried a statement by the Revolutionary Guards which said the blast happened in an arsenal at a base in Bidganeh, near the city of Karaj. Some people were killed, Fars said, without giving further details.

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