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    Major Blast at Oil Refinery in Eastern Canada Leaves at Least 4 Injured

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    MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – On Monday, the Irving Oil energy company said that a "major incident" occurred at its refinery in Saint John located in the eastern Canadian province of New Brunswick.

    "The fire at the Refinery is under control. Responders remain active on scene and EMO is monitoring. Horizon is treating 4 people for non life threatening injuries. Some roads in the area remain closed. No evacuations are required for residents at this time," the Saint John authorities wrote on Twitter on Monday.

    According to media reports, the blast occurred in the morning and caused a fire at the refinery. Causes of the incident remain unknown.

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