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In Durban (South Africa), burned a tank farm

September 20 2007

Sseriya powerful explosions shook the Durban Harbour (South Africa) and surrounding areas yesterday. On the territory of a petrochemical storage there was a strong fire.

As the Sea Bulletin, according to early reports, fuel truck caught fire, standing on a 4-berth. According to other sources, fuel truck collided with another car or ran into some construction on the territory of the storage tanks. Stated that caught fire and exploded from 5 to 7 tanks.

Port Authority immediately announced a general alarm, all services have begun to act in accordance with a plan to deal with emergencies. All vessels berthed at berths depot, were reserved for the raid. There were no casualties. To fight the fire thrown all forces firefighters port and the city, reports Pravda.Ru .

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