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Gas tanker explodes at customs post on Iran-Afghanistan border

There were no immediate reports of casualties

Reuters , Saturday 13 Feb 2021
Iran-Afghanistan Border
FILE PHOTO: An Iranian anti-narcotics policeman stands guard in front of an Iranian flag on an observation tower in Milak on the road along Iran's southeastern border with Afghanistan on May 20, 2009. (Photo: AFP)

A gas tanker exploded on Saturday at a customs post in Afghanistan on the Iranian border, local Afghan officials said, adding that scores of officials were assessing the damage caused by the massive fire.

There were no immediate reports of casualties.

Iranian media quoted an Iranian customs spokesman in the northeastern province of Khorasan as saying the blast had occurred around noon at the Islam Qala border customs post in Afghanistan.

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