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Two chemical tanks explode in Venezuela oil company facility

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Petro San Felix facility
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Two tanks containing thinners exploded on Wednesday at a facility belonging to Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA in eastern Anzoategui state.

There have been no reports of victims as yet, according to local media.

The blast occurred at "the Petro San Felix facility located in San Diego de Cabrutica," the daily Ultimas Noticias reported via Twitter.

Petro San Felix is located at the Jose Antonio Anzoategui (CIJAA) industrial complex, which covers some 740 hectares (about 7.4 sq km).

"Oil workers reported the situation without indicating whether there were injuries. Firefighters (are) at the site," the daily said.

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