Iran Investigates Large Explosion near Key Military Site

June 25, 2020

Author: 

Aresu Eqbali and Sune Engel Rasmussen

Publication: 

The Wall Street Journal

Iranian authorities are investigating an explosion at or near the Parchin military base, a large complex east of Tehran that develops and produces missiles, rockets, and ammunition. Iranian Defense Ministry officials say the explosion came from a gas tank. Another military site, the Khojir missile base, is also located in the vicinity of the blast.