Explosion hits oil pipeline in Syrian city of Homs

By REUTERS
January 31, 2012 17:21




AMMAN - An explosion set on fire a main crude oil pipeline feeding a Syrian oil refinery in the city of Homs on Tuesday, residents said.

A high plume of smoke rose from the pipeline in farmland east of the refinery, one of two in the country, they said, adding that the pipeline carries oil to the refinery from al-Ramlan field in the eastern Deir al-Zor province.


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