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09 Oct 2018 | 09:56 PM UTC

Bosnia-Herzegovina: Blast reported at oil refinery in Brod October 9

Bosnia and Herzegovina News Alert

Blast reported at oil refinery in Brod on the evening of October 9; several workers injured

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/9/2018, 12:00 AM until 10/11/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/Sarajevo). COUNTRY/REGION Brod


A large blast was reported at an oil refinery in Brod, located near the Bosnian-Croatian border, on the evening (local time) of Tuesday, October 9. According to local sources, the blast - the cause of which remains undetermined - was reported at approximately 21:30. Reports indicate that several workers at the refinery were injured. Firefighters have cordoned off the area. Transportation disruptions are to be anticipated in the area in the coming hours.  


Individuals near Brod are advised to avoid the area of the blast, anticipate consequent transportation disruptions, and adhere to all orders issued by the local authorities.


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