Russian oil field explosion kills two, injures several

Bloomberg News August 15, 2023

(Bloomberg) –An explosion in a northern Russia oil field killed two people and injured at least five others, the state news agency Tass reported Monday, citing authorities.

The cause of the explosion was not immediately identified. It occurred at the Talinskoye oil field near Nyagan town in Khanty-Mansiysk region, the Moscow-based Izvestia newspaper reported, citing an unidentified source. The explosion also touched off a forest fire near the field.

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