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Blast injures 17 in northeastern Iran

Bojnourd, Khorassan Shomali Prov, Deputy Head of the Rescue and Relief Department of Khorassan Shomali Red Crescent Society Office Abolfazl Mohebban said explosion of a dairy production unit in Faruj injured 17.

Mohebban told IRNA on Tuesday that the explosion occurred in the ammonia tank, causing respiratory problems for 10 people who were then transferred to healthcare centers and seven of them received outpatient treatment.

Faruj Industrial Township is 90 kms east of Bojnourd, where there are 12 industrial units.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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