Blast, fire at Iran refinery as Ahmadinejad visits

An explosion blamed on a technical problem caused a fire at an oil refinery in Iran during a visit by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Tuesday, the semi-official Fars news agency reported.


Six people were injured but Ahmadinejad was not hurt and appeared live on state television giving a scheduled speech to mark the inauguration of a new phase of the refinery in Abadan, south-western Iran. (Reuters) 



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