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UPDATE 1-Fire at Tehran oil refinery kills six - TV

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ANKARA, Oct 27 (Reuters) - A fire killed six workers and injured three others at an oil refinery in Tehran's Shar-e Rey district on Friday, Iran's state TV reported.

"The fire broke out in one of the refinery's units, which was under construction. Six workers were killed and three were injured. The other units in the refinery were not affected," a local official told the station.

"The fire broke out because of an explosion caused by oil leakage." (Writing by Parisa Hafezi; Editing by Andrew Roche)