Venezuela: Chavez orders Amuay refinery blast probe
26 August 2012 Last updated at 05:20 BST
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has ordered an urgent investigation to find the cause of a huge explosion at the country's biggest oil refinery.
The death toll after the blast at the Amuay plant in Falcon state, in the north-west of the country, has now risen to 39, with more than 80 others injured.
Mr Chavez has declared three days of national mourning. Janey Mitchell reports.