Fire kills 1 at Irans biggest petrochemical plant

first_img Top Stories Meghan McCain to release audiobook on conservatism, family Iran’s oil and gas sector has been hit by an increasing number of attacks in recent months, prompting speculation that saboteurs may be at work. The facility produces oil derivatives including fuel.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Sponsored Stories TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – A fire has broken out at Iran’s biggest petrochemical complex, killing one and injuring 16 others.Governor Manoochehr Hayati in the southwestern city of Mahshahr says a gas leak at a supply line of the Imam Khomeini Petrochemical Complex was the cause of the fire. Hayati says four of those injured are in critical condition.Hayati says the fire was extinguished and that there has been no disruption of the facility’s operations. His remarks were carried by the semi-official Fars news agency. Think Tank analyzes the second round of Democratic debates New high school in Mesa lets students pick career pathscenter_img The difference between men and women when it comes to pain Comments   Share   More Valley freeways to be closed this weekend for improvements Arizona families, Arizona farms: A legacy of tradition embracing animal care and comfort through modern technology How do cataracts affect your vision?last_img read more