Explosion occurs at PetroChina refinery
Updated: 2011-01-19 13:55
SHENYANG - Firefighters are battling a blaze at a northeast China oil refinery after an explosion at the complex at around 9 am Wednesday.
The explosion happened at a refinery of Fushun Petrochemical Company, said a spokesman for the Publicity Department of Fushun Municipal Committee of the Communist Party of China.
No other information was immediately available.
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