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A fire at an oil facility in southern Iran.
Gulf Today Report
An oil pipeline in southern Iran exploded on Wednesday, Iranian state television reported, citing obsolete infrastructure as the reason for the explosion.
"This incident caused no casualties," a local official told media in the Khuzestan province, adding that the blaze was now extinguished.
Small tremors were felt in the area following the explosion.
Tehran fire department spokesman Jalal Maleki said a fuel tanker was unloading at the station at Pirouzi Street when it caught fire.
A video circulating on social media showed thick black smoke billowing from a huge ball of fire.
Nearly 4,000 people have also been injured since the protests against chronic unemployment, poor public services and widespread corruption erupted in the capital on Tuesday, the commission said.
The explosion happened in a studio apartment on the sixth floor.
At least 3,419 people have died in Turkey and 1,602 in government- and rebel-controlled parts of Syria, bringing the total to at least 5,021, officials and medical sources said.
The AFP cameraman captured a poignant picture of a Turkish father, Masoud Hanser, refusing to leave his dead daughter's hand under the rubble.
The two leaders engaged in friendly conversation and reviewed several topics of concern to UAE citizens, including the potential for maximising state gains.
The Dubai Court of Appeal upheld a judgment issued by the Criminal Court, which sentenced an Asian maid to six month is prison and fined her Dhs2,000, to be followed by deportation.