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14-10-2015, 10:35

Explosion at oil storage site kills 4 near Dushanbe


Avesta.Tj | 14.10.2015 | Explosion at a petroleum storage depot killed four people and injured several others Tuesday in the Rudaki district, some10 km away from Dushanbe, Tajikistan’s Interior Ministry said Wednesday.

The blast ripped through the oil storage depot, that located near the village of Arbobhotun in the Rudaki district, at around 6:00 p.m.

Four workers of oil storage depot were killed and several others were hospitalized in critical condition.

The explosion was caused by inobservance of safety measures during gas-welding operations.