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Six Missing After Fuel Tanker Explosion in Brazil


Port officials in southern Brazil say six crewmen are missing and two others were injured when a tanker exploded late Monday.

Authorities at the port of Paranagua say the remaining 28 crewmen aboard the vessel were not harmed.

Local reports say the Chilean-flagged tanker exploded as it was being loaded with fuel.

The cause of the blast is under investigation.

Some information for this report provided by AP and Reuters.

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