Syria says fire erupts in main Homs refinery - state media

State television showed live footage of fire engulfing parts of the refinery

  
AMMAN, May 9 (Reuters) - Syrian authorities are working on extinguishing a fire that erupted in its main Homs refinery in the west of the nation, state media said on Sunday.

The fire had erupted in a distillation unit due to a leak in a pumping station, it said without elaborating.

(Reporting by Suleiman Al-Khalidi; Editing by Andrew Cawthorne) ((suleiman.al-khalidi@thomsonreuters.com; +96279-5521407;))

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