The explosion that took place on December 4 in the Iranian city of Natanz, where nuclear facilities are located, was caused by a training launch of an air defense missile.
According to TASS, The head of the Natanz district Ramazan Ali Ferdowsi shared new details.
“According to the latest information received from the region, an air defense missile was fired into the sky in order to test the rapid response system for a possible attack,” he said.
The IRNA publication, citing the military, reported that one of the missile systems was tested to assess the combat readiness. No information about the victims has been reported.