Venezuela refinery explosion kills 7, injures 48

PARAGUANA, Venezuela Sat Aug 25, 2012 4:40am EDT

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PARAGUANA, Venezuela (Reuters) - A gas explosion at Venezuela's Amuay refinery killed seven people and injured another 48, the local governor said on Saturday, adding that the situation was under control.

"There's no risk of another explosion," she told state TV. "Right now, we're attending to the injured."

(Reporting by Deisy Buitrago, Writing by Andrew Cawthorne; Editing by Alison Williams)

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