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Fire Breaks Out in a Joint Iranian-Qatar Gas Field


7Dnews London

Wed, 12 Jun 2019 18:07 GMT

A huge fire broke out, on Wednesday, June 12th, at a joint oil field between Qatar and Iran in the Gulf waters, according to Iran's Fars News Agency.

The director of the Crisis Department in Bushehr province, "Jhangir Dehghani" said in a statement, “After a fire broke out at the ‘South Pars’ field this afternoon (local time, 10:30 am GMT), the Fire Operations started to deal with the situation”.

He explained that emergency evacuation operations were carried out for all personnel working on the field. The director of the Crisis Department in Bushehr province said no casualties were reported, adding that investigations were undergoing to determine the cause of the fire.

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