Tehran, Iran – Iran’s defence ministry has confirmed that one person is dead and another has been injured due to an “accident” that occurred late on Wednesday at the Parchin military complex near Tehran.

Engineer Ehsan Ghadbeigi was killed and one of his colleagues, who was not named, was injured as a result of the incident that occurred at one of the ministry’s “research units” in Parchin, the ministry said in a short statement on Thursday.