A fire is seen at ExxonMobil's refinery near Houston in Baytown, Texas.
The cause of the fire was still being investigated, he said at a news conference. Pertamina officials said there was lightning and heavy rain at the time the fire broke out. About 15 people were slightly injured and authorities said they were checking on the whereabouts of three others.
The fire struck the state-owned Tondgooyan Petrochemical Co. to the south of Tehran, said Mansour Darajati, the director-general of the capital's crisis management team.
The Kuwait National Petrol Company, after initially stating that there were no casualties, later tweeted that there were a number of injuries and cases of smoke inhalation among workers.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed its sincere condolences and sympathy to the governments and people of India and Bangladesh, as well as to the families of the victims, wishing a speedy recovery to the injured.
The authorities added that the medical teams provided the necessary first aid to the injured, and the concerned authorities began investigating the circumstances of the incident.
The victim stated in the investigations that the following day he discovered that his personal bag containing Dhs45,000 and his passport were missing together with another bag.
The NA on Thursday scrapped the voting right given to the overseas Pakistanis and the use of EVMs in the next elections. The PTI has strongly criticised the move and termed it a “regressive and condemnable act” of the government.