On the night of January 29, a series of powerful explosions occurred at military infrastructure facilities in



In particular, in the cities of Shahid-Salimi, Dizful, Hamadan and Rest.

In addition, it was noisy at night in the capital - Tehran.

So far, no country or terrorist organization has claimed responsibility for the blasts.

What is known about the night explosions in Iran - in the material of


Explosions in Isfahan

The Iranian Ministry of Defense reported several drone attacks on a military factory in the city of Isfahan.

However, the state news agency IRNA writes, these attacks were allegedly unsuccessful.

It is noted that one of the drones was shot down by anti-aircraft defense.

Two other drones fell into anti-aircraft traps and then exploded.

As a result, the roof of the factory was damaged

In turn, Iran International reports that a munitions factory was attacked.

According to eyewitnesses, there were at least three or four explosions.

#BREAKING Several Isfahan citizens told @IranIntl they have heard at least "three or four explosions".

Meanwhile, Telegram channels affiliated to the IRGC are sharing this video with the caption "the moment a drone hits the Iranian Defense Ministry's ammunition facility in Isfahan".


— Iran International English (@IranIntl_En) January 28, 2023

The deputy political security officer of Isfahan province, Mohammadrez Jan Nishari, said there were no casualties as a result of the strike.

However, the roof of the workshop was destroyed.

According to him, there were no problems with the equipment of the complex.

Meanwhile, Britain's Defense Research Institute reported that a factory in Isfahan was making warheads for Shahed kamikaze drones, which Iran supplies to Russia for attacks in Ukraine.

Fire in Shahid Salim

A fire broke out at an oil refinery in the city of Shahid-Salimi, in the province of East Azerbaijan.

It specializes in the production of motor oils, writes IRIB news agency.

Drone attacks in different cities of Iran, Tabriz, Isfahan, Azarshahr According to reports, drone attacks have taken place in five different bases of Iranian forces pic.twitter.com/dR21aa4Gqp

— Aajoibalochistan (@Aajoibalochist1) January 29, 2023

Several oil tanks reportedly caught fire due to high temperatures.

Also, one of the fire engines burned in the fire.

Explosions in Tehran

Around 02:00

, explosions were heard in the capital of Iran.

On the Internet, local residents also reported that shooting could be heard in some areas of Tehran.

In addition, military aircraft rose in the sky.


فترونی هم ایکنون پس از دود

عزیم #مهسا_امینی#IRGCterrorists pic.twitter.com/5Giw5kHuHQ

— LiveIranNews (@Iran_News_2023) January 28, 2023


فترونی هم ایکنون پس از دود

عزیم #مهسا_امینی#IRGCterrorists pic.twitter.com/5Giw5kHuHQ

— LiveIranNews (@Iran_News_2023) January 28, 2023

Explosions at other objects

According to unofficial information, at least 14 industrial and military facilities were attacked in Iran.

In particular, it is about the headquarters of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, the Quds Force special forces base, as well as military bases in Hamadan and Kereja.

This is evidenced by the data of the external monitoring group tZE inform.

It is noted that about 20 UAVs took part in the attack.

Headquarters of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps

The Iranian defense recognizes that air defenses are on the factory floor and says that the air defenses are in danger

#العربية pic.twitter.com/LPMaqvNnWC

— العربية (@AlArabiya) January 28, 2023

What is reported about the explosions in Iran

The Iranian Ministry of Defense confirmed only the explosion at a military factory in the city of Isfahan.

However, they allegedly occurred as a result of an "unsuccessful" drone attack. 

The Iranian authorities have not yet officially commented on the origin of these drones or the explosions in other regions of the country.

Meanwhile, the media reports that Israel has massively attacked Iran.

Al Arabiya TV channel reports that Tel Aviv has allegedly launched a special military operation against Tehran with the aim of destroying the military industry. 

"Iran's state media is trying to present the situation as calm after several attacks on the defense industry and other important facilities were carried out in the country at night. The message says that air traffic in the country is operating in a normal mode," the analyst from Middle East Studies Joe Truesman.

Terror attacks in Jerusalem: Netanyahu promised a tough response

Currently, there is no official reaction from Israel to the explosions in Iran.

However, a few hours before the explosions, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a meeting of the Cabinet of State Security, which was dedicated to the terrorist attacks in Jerusalem.

In particular, he said that mass arrests of "those who support, help and incite terrorism" were carried out in the country.

"Our response will be strong, quick and precise. Whoever tries to harm us - we will harm them and everyone who helps them. We are not looking for escalation, but we are ready for any scenario," the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Prime Minister quotes.

By the way, terrorist attacks were committed in Jerusalem during the last two days.

They happened after the incident in Jenin.

Then there was a raid by the Israeli military to detain Palestinian fighters in the West Bank of the Jordan River.

Nine people were killed then.

On January 27,

 a 21-year-old boy broke into the Ateret Avraham synagogue

 after prayer and opened fire on worshipers.

He killed seven and injured three people.

The shooter was identified as Fadi Ayesh, a known member of Hamas. 

The very next day, January 28, the

shooting happened at the site of the "City of David" archaeological excavations


Two people were injured.

According to the police, the attacker was neutralized.

As reported, the spokesman of the Air Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Yuriy Ignat, said that the

"cotton" in Iran that happened this night

is a direct consequence of the policy of their leadership, because Tehran continues to support Russian aggression by providing weapons to the Putin regime.

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