Blast at bitumen factory in Armenia
A blast occured at the 'Arbit' bitumen factory in the village of Surenavan in the Araratskaya Region of Armenia this morning, News Armenia reports.
A container with a capacity of 200 tons of fuel oil exploded. A fire-fighting group arrived. The fire was put out in a few minutes. The top part of the container was damaged, two tons of tar was burned.
The Armenian-Russian factory Arbit was opened in May 2009.