An oil pipeline in Iran’s Khuzestan province exploded on Wednesday morning, the country’s Tasnim News Agency reported, adding that the extent of the damage caused by the blast remains unknown.
The incident occurred in Ramis, a village in the Ramshir district of Khuzestan, Iran, according to the news agency.
Tasnim said the explosion was due to wear and tear, however Iranian officials have yet to comment on the cause of the incident.
Jalil Zahiri, an official in Iran's Khuzestan province, said there were no casualties after an explosion damaged an oil transmission line operated by Maroon Sazeh Shiraz company.
The cause of the previous such explosion near Ahvaz in October was never officially specified.