Accident at Bulgaria's Lukoil Refinery Leaves 4 Seriously Injured

Energy | December 13, 2013, Friday // 13:55|  views

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An incident at the Lukoil Neftochim oil refinery in Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Burgas injured four.

At 10.10 am on Friday, the Multiprofile Hospital for Active Treatment in Burgas received four employees of the refinery who had suffered burns, according to reports of Sega daily.

The most seriously injured worker, a 51-year-old man, suffered 45% 2-3-degree burns.

The 51-year-old man and a 52-year-old man with 15% 2nd degree burns were taken to the burns clinic in Varna.

They were given treatment for their burn wounds and their condition was stabilized.

Two other men, aged 46 and 20, suffered 20% burns 2a degree.

Most of burn wounds are on the face and limbs.

The four employees of the Burgas-based refinery were also gassed.

According to preliminary reports, the breakdown is believed to have been caused by an electric arc.

The press office of Lukoil Neftochim Burgas confirmed in a statement to the Bulgarian Telegraph Agency (BTA) that the workers had been injured in an accident and vowed a media statement on the matter soon.

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