An explosion occurred at an oil refinery in Durban, South Africa, on the 4th. Thick smoke rose at the scene and a huge explosion sounded. At present, no casualties have been reported.
A violent explosion occurred at an oil refinery in Durban, South Africa.
According to local media reports, at 7:00 a.m. local time on December 4, a violent explosion occurred at the Engen refinery in Winterworth, Durban, southeastern Africa, which was confirmed by Robert McKenzie, spokesman of the KwaZulu-Natal rescue department.
McKenzie said that the refinery of the accident emitting thick smoke, and several emergency rescue teams have gone to the scene of the accident. At present, the exact cause of the explosion is not clear, and six people were treated for inhaling thick smoke.
South Africa’s Yingzhen Oil Company is a leading crude oil processing company in South Africa, with business in 30 countries in Africa. The factory where the explosion occurred is one of the largest refineries in South Africa.