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Five killed, three missing in oil refinery explosion

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16 June 2014

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'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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condolences....
raja , Israel
16/06/2014 22:51
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