Sinopec oil pipeline blast in east China kills 22: Xinhua

2013-11-22 08:39:17

An explosion at a Sinopec Corp oil pipeline early on Friday killed 22 people in east China's Qingdao city, state media reported.

Sinopec on its microblog said the explosion was caused by a leak in the Huangwei oil pipeline and fire was put out at 1 pm local time, adding that the cause of the accident is under investigation.

(Reporting by Chen Aizhu; Editing by Michael Urquhart)

(Source : Reuters)

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