26 Oct 2010

Fatal fire at oil well

6:03 am on 26 October 2010

At least 14 people have been killed and 58 more injured in a fire at an oil well in central Myanmar (formerly known as Burma).

The cause of the blaze near the town of Pakokku in the Magway region is not known.

The BBC reports oil was leaking from a pipeline.

An official said on Monday there could be more casualties.