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Five killed, three missing in oil refinery explosion

By The Siberian Times reporter
16 June 2014

Probe into gas blast at Achinsk refinery in the Krasnoyarsk region.

'The fate of three people is currently unknown'. Picture: Yulia Lebedeva, Channel 7 Krasnoyarsk 

Seven other victims were hospitalised as a result of the tragedy which saw a fire sweep through the oil refinery. 

'As a result of the fire five people were killed,' the Investigative Committee said in a statement. 'The fate of three people is currently unknown'.

The Siberian refinery is owned by state oil giant Rosneft.

The refinery processes 140,000 barrels a day and the blast was in a 'fractionation unit'.

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raja , Israel
16/06/2014 22:51

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