Head of IRGC Public Relations Department Brigadier General Ramazan Sharif said on Saturday that 27 IRGC personnel attained martyrdom in a massive explosion at IRGC’s ammunition depot in Malard, Alborz province on Saturday.Hmmm, "displacement of ammunition and explosives." PressTV's account reports this as “relocation of ammunition,” which makes a bit more sense.
Death toll from garrison explosion rises to 27
The incident occurred due to displacement of ammunition and explosives, he said adding that some 16 other IRGC forces sustained injuries in the blast.
Some of the injured are in critical conditions, he said.
The cause of the incident is under investigation and the result will be made public soon, he said.
A huge explosion rocked a garrison in Bidgeneh in the vicinity of Malard city in Alborz province Saturday afternoon.
Bidgeneh village is 45 kilometers from capital city of Tehra
Update: Richard Silverstein: "The face of the Israeli terror machine has reared its ugly head again in the world." Hey, what's wrong with blowing swords into ploughshares?