Venezuela Oil Refinery Fire Spreads as Death Toll Reaches 48

Venezuela Oil Refinery Fire Spreads as Death Toll Reaches 48

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Firefighters battled blazes at naphtha storage tanks since Aug. 25 when a gas explosion at the Amuay refinery erupted into a ball of flames that engulfed a military post as well as nearby homes and shops, killing at least 48 people.