A fire broke out at an Iranian defense site near Tehran on Thursday, constituting the latest in a series of mysterious incidents in the country amid tensions with the United States and Israel.
The fire occurred north of the capital, Tehran, at a car battery factory owned by Iran’s Defense Ministry. There were no injuries, The Associated Press reported, citing Iranian state television.
Images circulated on Twitter, showing significant black smoke billowing from the purported site. Iranian outlets confirmed the incident but did not provide details on the cause of the fire.