Blast causes fire at petrochemical plant in southwest Iran, fire contained

An explosion caused a blaze in an aromatics unit of a petrochemicals plant in southwestern Iran on Friday and was brought under control, state broadcaster IRIB reported.

Firefighters from the petrochemicals plant near the port of Bandar Imam Khomeini and regional fire teams responded to contain the blaze and there were no injuries, IRIB said on its social media feed.

(Reporting by Dubai newsroom Editing by David Goodman )

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