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Blast at Tupras refinery in Turkey kills four, production unaffected
October 11, 2017 / 7:51 AM / in 7 days

Blast at Tupras refinery in Turkey kills four, production unaffected

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - An explosion in a storage tank at a Tupras refinery in the western Turkish province of Izmir on Wednesday killed four people but had no impact on production, the company said.

Tupras said in a statement that the explosion occurred following maintenance work on Wednesday morning.

Television footage showed black smoke rising from the site of the blast.

Writing by Daren Butler; Editing by Dominic Evans

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