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Russia: Explosion at Rosneft factory claims five lives

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A blast at a Rosneft refinery in Russia's Siberian Krasnoyarsk region has left at least five people dead, The Moscow Times reported.

The explosion was followed by a fire and some buildings situated close to the site suffered damaged, ITAR-TASS reported. The Emergency Situations Ministry said, "Work is being done to suppress the fire, review and wash down the collapsed structures." A criminal investigation has been opened into charges of not following safety requirements.

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