Iran military arsenal blast death toll rises to 27

By REUTERS
November 12, 2011 17:27




TEHRAN - The death toll from a massive blast at an arms depot on an Iranian military base on Saturday has risen to 27, state broadcaster IRIB said on its website.

Sixteen other people were wounded, some critically, in the incident at a Revolutionary Guards base near Tehran. Authorities are treating the explosion - which was felt for miles around - as an accident.


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