BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:10 P.M.) – A powerful explosion was reported this evening at one of Syria’s most important oil refineries.
According to a report from the coast, the explosion took place at the Baniyas Oil Refinery in the Tartous countryside.
The reason for the explosion is still unknown.
Update (9:20 P.M.) – a fuel tanker exploded at the Baniyas Refinery. One worker was killed and two others were injured.
More details to come…