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Large Explosion Rocks Iranian Oil Field Near Iraq Border, Leaving Multiple Dead

Zero Hedge

By Tyler Durden

July 6, 2021

Iranian state media is reporting that a severe explosion has rocked an oil field in the western Ilam province which borders Iraq on Tuesday afternoon identified as the Cheshmeh Khosh field.

English language Mehr News cites “reports coming in saying that two people have been killed while another is injured” and featured a photo showing a massive fireball rising above the facility. Bloomberg subsequently cited local reports which updated to “Three oil workers killed and four injured in explosion on pipeline that transfers oil from the Cheshmeh Khosh field.”

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