Iran Investigates Large Explosion near Key Military Site

June 25, 2020


Aresu Eqbali and Sune Engel Rasmussen


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.