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Libya oil depot fire rages, raising fears of major disaster

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A huge fire at an oil depot on the outskirts of Tripoli was out of control Monday, sparking fears of a fireball that could cause carnage over a wide area. 

A picture taken on July 28, 2014 shows smoke billowing from an oil depot where a huge blaze started following clashes around Tripoli airport, in the south of the city

The fire, raging since Sunday night, spread to a second fuel storage site in what the government called a "very dangerous" development.

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