SULAIMANI (ESTA) — Five people were injured after an oil refinery caught fire in Erbil province, the directorate of civil defense said on Sunday.
The Civil Defense Directorate said a fire at an oil refinery on Gwer road, south of Erbil, left five people including an 8-year-old child in hospital.
The fire broke out after a tanker truck emptied its fuel at the refinery, the directorate said in a statement.
“The civil defense team brought the fire under control as they arrived there,” it added.
The child sustains 64% burn injuries and a 33-year-old man has 56% burns, the statement read. The three others have 10%, 8% and 24% burn injuries.