Six hurt in blast, fire at Iran refinery - report

24 May 2011 06:53  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Six people were injured on Tuesday in an explosion that set an oil refinery on fire in southwestern Iran during a plant visit by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Reuters reported, quoting Fars news agency.

Ahmadinejad, who was at the site for the inauguration of a new phase of the refinery in Abadan, was not hurt, it said.

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