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1 Killed, 3 Injured in Syria’s Banias Oil Refinery Blast: Sputnik

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Thu, 07 Nov 2019 19:42 GMT

At least one person was killed and three were injured in a deadly explosion of a tank in Syria's Banias oil refinery on Thursday November 7th, due to a technical mistake, Russia’s Sputnik reported.

The Banias oil refinery is located in Tartus, on the Mediterranean coast of Syria. Sputnik’s correspondent said the cause of the explosion was a mistake during maintenance work of one of the main reservoirs that contained oil products.

A security source ruled out the possibility that the incident took place as a result of a sabotage act.


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