Fire erupts at Iran’s Natanz nuclear complex
The facility is situated in the Isfahan Province, south of Iran's capital Tehran.
A building inside the Iranian Natanz nuclear complex was disfigured after a fire broke out on Thursday morning with no casualties reported, news agency Tasnim said.
The Iran Atomic Energy Organization (IAEO) shared a picture of the damaged building, which appeared to show a roof charred by fire, blown-out windows, and broken doors.
The facility is situated in the Isfahan Province, south of Iran’s capital Tehran.
Ramazanali Ferdowsi, the governor of Natanz, said at most, the fire damaged a building under construction within the complex, and did not affect the central area of the nuclear facility, Tasnim reported.
The incident is, nevertheless under investigation, according to Iran state media, Press TV, which cited an Iranian security official as saying that there was ‘no evidence’ of sabotage.
According to IRNA the spokesman for IAEO, Behrouz Kamalvandi, said the incident has not disrupted the activities in progress at the site.