1 killed, 16 hurt in fire at Iranian petrochemical plant

By JPOST.COM STAFF
August 4, 2012 08:21

One person was killed and 16 others were injured in a fire that broke out at Iran's biggest petrochemical plant in the city of Mashahr, Iran's Fars News Agency reported on Saturday.

Fars quoted a local official as saying the fire was caused by a gas leak in the supply line of the factory.

He added that the fire had been brought under control and factory operations were not interrupted.


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