There was an explosion in the morning at the Engen oil refinery in Durban today. 1 person was injured and 6 people were treated after they inhaled smoke during the explosion. The cause of the incident is still not known. KwaZulu-Natal emergency services spokesperson Robert McKenzie confirmed the incident and said a block of flats across from the refinery also caught fire after the explosion and the fire was extinguished by 8.45 AM today.
Durban | Massive Explosion | Engen refinery Residents homes now on fire pic.twitter.com/PRKNM7xIEQ
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