TEHRAN A fire at an Iranian oil well near the Iraq border killed three people on Saturday and injured 10 more, Iran's official IRNA news agency reported.
"The fire broke out on Saturday morning in an oil well at the Naft Shahr border region for unknown reasons," Bahram Teimouri, governor of Qasr-e Shirin in Kermanshah province, told IRNA. Kermanshah borders Iraq.
There was no risk of the fire spreading to other wells, the official said. Firefighters and rescue teams were at the scene. IRNA reported.
(Reporting by Hashem Kalantari; Writing by Robin Pomeroy; Editing by Paul Tait)