A major oil refinery in Tehran is now engulfed in a huge blaze just hours after on Wednesday morning the Islamic Republic’s largest warship caught fire and sank in the Gulf of Oman under mysterious circumstances.
Iranian state Tasnim news in a breaking report has identified it as the Shahid Tondguyan oil refinery, considered among the country’s largest.
#BREAKING: Another massive fire in #Iran today. Fars News’ Telegram account has just published video of a fire at an oil refinery in the Tehran area. Tasnim says it’s at the Shahid Tondguyan oil refinery. 1/2https://t.co/MACQV4FX6H pic.twitter.com/miJAzXlUcP
— Jason Brodsky (@JasonMBrodsky) June 2, 2021
Coincidence? Or are we now witnessing a return to the summer of 2020 which saw tit-for-tat sabotage attacks on oil tankers, military and nuclear sites involving Israel and Iran?
The timing is also interesting given Iran and the West appear on the verge of completing a restored nuclear deal in Vienna, which means the US would drop sanctions and allow Iran to pursue ‘peaceful nuclear energy’ development. Israel has vowed to do everything to prevent such a deal which Tel Aviv sees as providing a path to nuclear weapons.
Multiple videos show a massive blaze in progress, billowing thick black smoke high over the Iranian capital… – READ MORE
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