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Blast Reported at Iran Oil Refinery, Explosion Kills During Visit By President

An accidental blast in Iran’s Abadan oil refinery.The incident occurred when President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran came to visit the facility, media reports said on Tuesday.

A technical problem caused the blast and a subsequent fire, Mehr news agency said one person has been killed in the accidental and another 10 people were injured in a blast and the ensuing fire at an oil refinery in Iran, informed local Mass-Media.


Ahmadinejad was not hurt and later appeared on state television to give a scheduled speech.

The refinery is in Abadan, south-western Iran, close to the Iraqi border.






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