17 Iranian Military Perish in Munitions Depot Blast

World | November 12, 2011, Saturday // 15:44

Explosions in an Iranian military base nearby capital Tehran has led to the deaths of 17 army service persons Saturday.

The blast went of while military personnel were moving munitions at the facility, which is operated by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard.

During the incident, a reportedly "large" quantity of munitions was set ablaze.

At least 15 more persons have been injured in the tragic event, some of them critically.

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