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Kuwait death toll raised to 4 in oil refinery fire


DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The death toll from a fire at a major oil refinery in Kuwait has been raised to four after two critically injured workers died of their wounds. The Kuwait National Petroleum Company acknowledged in a statement Wednesday that the two workers died while receiving treatment in a hospital. The Jan. 14 blaze had initially killed two Asian workers, whose bodies were found on site, and had left five others in critical condition. The state-owned company says that two of the critically injured workers have since died in the hospital while receiving treatment, raising the death toll to four. 

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