Large explosion heard near Iran’s nuclear sites: reports

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Iranian news agencies on Saturday reported a large explosion was heard in the sky above the town of Natanz, which houses nuclear sites.

“Local sources have reported hearing a large explosion in the Natanz sky. No official source has yet confirmed or denied the report,” the websites, including Fararunews, quoted the Daneshju (Student) News Agency as reporting.

The semi-official Fars news agency said that a short-lasting blast was heard which was accompanied by an intense light in the sky.

“No exact details are available about this,” Fars quoted the local governor of Badrud as saying.

The nature of the blast is yet to be confirmed.

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