Explosion shuts down Chinese oil terminal

One of China's biggest crude oil terminals remains closed after an explosion that has killed 55 people so far.

Photo: Erik Johansen

On Friday, an oil pipe owned by oil company Sinopec exploded approximately 700 kilometres north of Shanghai. 55 people have been killed in the explosion and subsequent oil fire so far and 136 people have been taken to hospitals nearby, according to Reuters.

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