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Fri - 11 Jan 2019 - 10:11 PM ،،،

 A huge fire broke out after a violent explosion hit one of the fuel tanks of Aden’s refineries, according to sources operating at Aden refinery.

The sources told Aden Press that the fire broke out at 07:00 pm, the fire trucks rushed to contain the blaze for fear of its expansion to the other tanks, pointing out that the residues of petroleum derivatives inside the tank generated high flames.

The same sources added that firefighting teams managed to control the fire after an hour and a half of efforts with support of the Civil Defense in Aden.

The sources told Aden Press that the reason for the explosion was unclear and an investigation will be conducted to find out the causes of the fire.