DUBAI, March 24 (Reuters) – Two Islamist groups have said they caused Wednesday’s explosion at a Texas oil refinery which killed 15 people but the U.S. FBI said there was no evidence of “any criminal or terrorist activity”.

An unknown group, calling itself al Qaeda Organisation for Holy War in the United States of America, said it would issue a detailed statement and video of the attack later. The statement was posted on the Internet on Thursday.

Another group, Army of the Levant, also posted an Internet statement on Thursday claiming responsibility for the blast at the BP (BP.L: Quote, Profile, Research) plant in Texas City,

FBI spokesman Al Tribble in Houston, Texas, said on Thursday there was no evidence of foul play at the BP refinery, the third largest in the United States….

BP said on Thursday it could not pinpoint the cause of the explosion…


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