Iran: Mysterious blast at ballistic missile site

Issue 1106 - 03 Jul 2020

Question marks hang over a massive explosion in the early hours of 26 June at a facility near Tehran operated by the Shahid Bakeri Industrial Group and known to be associated with ballistic missile production. A huge fireball from the blast was seen 20km away; images were posted on social media by Iranians living in the eastern suburbs of the capital.Satellite imagery shows evidence that the site is used for ballistic missile propellant production.

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