Italy: Explosion hits oil refinery

Italy: Explosion hits oil refinery
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No casualties have been reported.

A huge explosion occurred in the Italian commune of Sannazzaro de Burgondi in the north-east of the country. The accident happened on the territory of an oil refinery, ANSA reports.

Smoke rising above the plant is visible for several kilometers. Italy's largest oil and gas company Eni is the owner of the plant.

No casualties have been reported. Emergency services are working on the site. The company’s representatives announced they control the situation. Authorities are working to establish the causes of the explosion.

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