Strong explosion in Iran caused by road construction work

Iran Materials 25 February 2008 15:16 (UTC +04:00)

( dpa ) - A strong explosion which shook Monday a city in north-western Iran was caused by road construction work.

Fars news agency had reported that an explosion shook the city of Tabriz and caused minor damages to some buildings.

Local officials in Tabriz said the blast was caused by tunnel- building work in the city.