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Iran – Fire At Tehran Oil Refinery Kills One, Injures Another

Iran – Fire at Tehran Oil Refinery Kills One, Injures Another

A huge fire at Tehran’s oil refinery has left a staff member killed and another worker injured, an Iranian official says.

According to the head of the Public Relations Department of the refinery, the fire was caused by a gasoline leak, and has been contained now.

Hamid-Reza Jafari said the worker injured in the incident is fine now after receiving outpatient treatment.

He said the refinery’s work has not been halted by the incident which took place at 12:50 pm, Wednesday.

Although a huge producer of Gas and Oil, Iran poor safety record has been affected by the ban on the latest firefighting products and process safety technology.


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