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Three Workers Die in Fire at Bulgarian Oil Refinery

August 4, 1996

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) _ A fire at Bulgaria’s main oil refinery Sunday killed three workers and seriously injured six.

A natural gas leak sparked the blaze at the Neftochim refinery near the Black Sea town of Burgas, 250 miles east of the capital, Sofia.

The bodies of three workers were found at the scene. Six workers were taken to a hospital with burns covering up to 75 percent of their bodies.

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