Blast in Iran's marine establishments kills one, wounds two

19:52, October 22, 2010      

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One was killed and two others were wounded in a blast incidence in Iran's Khorramshahr marine establishments, Iran Marinenews Website reported on Friday.

The manager of Engineering and Iranian Marine Establishments Construction Company in Iran's southwestern port city of Khorramshahr said that in the incident, which took place on Thursday in the deck of one of the old piping storehouses of the company, one was killed and two other workers were wounded, according to the report.

The blast happened in the remaining ammunition from the Iran- Iraqi war in 1980s left in the site, said the report.

The manager of the company who was identified by his last name Eslahi said that the company stores its 12-meter-long pipes in the outdoors in Khorramshahr port.

The Iran-Iraq war was between the armed forces of Iraq and Iran lasting from September 1980 to August 1988 which left hundreds of thousands killed or injured from both sides.

Source: Xinhua


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