Video: At least 60 dead in Tanzania fuel tanker explosion

Aug 10, 2019. Morogoro, Tanzania. At least 60 people were killed and scores more wounded in a fuel tanker explosion in Tanzania, according to local police. The explosion occurred on Saturday on the outskirts of Morogoro, a town about 200km west of the capital Dar es Salaam after a crowd had gathered around the tanker. The accident occurred when the fuel tanker overturned as the driver tried to avoid knocking a motorcycle rider. Many of those killed and injured had been siphoning petrol from the vehicle when it burst into flames, according to police and witnesses.

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