March 18, 2019 / 3:22 AM / a year ago

REFILE-Indian Oil Corp worker dies in fire at Panipat refinery - media

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March 18 (Reuters) -

* An Indian Oil Corp worker died and two others sustained serious burn injuries in a major fire at the state-owned company's Panipat oil refinery In Haryana, local media reported on Sunday, citing a police official.

* The incident took place when a vacuum distillation unit was being tested on Saturday night after a shutdown, the report said. Gas leaked during the testing led to the fire, it added. (Reporting by K. Sathya Narayanan in ; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)

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