SHANGHAI, June 2 Explosions at a PetroChina
refinery in northeastern China has left
two people injured and another two missing, the official Xinhua
news agency said on Sunday.
The blasts occurred when two tanks containing residual
diesel oil exploded on Sunday afternoon at the PetroChina Dalian
refinery, Xinhua said. The refinery belongs to Dalian
Petrochemical Corp, a unit of PetroChina.
The injured were rushed to hospital for treatment and the
fire was put out by the late afternoon, Xinhua said.
The Dalian refinery has three crude distillation units with
total crude processing capacity of 410,000 barrels per day.
A PetroChina spokesman confirmed an accident had taken place
but declined to give more details.
(Reporting by Melanie Lee; Editing by Greg Mahlich)