President Chávez decreed three days of national mourning after explosion in Amuay

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The president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez, declared three days of national mourning for the deceased Venezuelan explosion in the early hours of Saturday Amuay refinery.

Through a telephone broadcast by Venezolana de Television, the president expressed his solidarity with the families of the affected citizens, employees of Petroleos de Venezuela, SA (PDVSA) and paraguanera community.

"I want to convey to the families of those killed, civilian and military, despite all our entire national government and the Venezuelan people. When people want to convey the deep paraguanero grief felt my heart since this morning when I heard about this tragedy. "

President Chavez ordered to open a thorough investigation to determine the causes of this event.

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