More than 200 people were injured when a gas-filled drum exploded in Iran.
According to a statement issued by the French news agency, 217 people were injured when a canister filled with chlorine gas exploded in the western part of Iran.
According to the state news agency, the canisters filled with chlorine were placed in a truck. Traffic in the area has been closed since the blast.
According to the governor of the province, there was a possible element of negligence in the accident.