Three dead, six missing in Petrobras rig blast off Brazil: Officials

RIO DE JANEIRO (AFP) - An explosion on a Petrobras oil rig off the coast of southeastern Brazil on Wednesday killed three workers and left six others missing, authorities said.

The toll of dead and missing in the blast off the state of Spirito Santo was provided by the National Petroleum Agency and the Unified Oil Workers Federation.

Ten others were reported injured in the blast.