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Summer of Victories 2019

 

Tanzania Fuel Tanker Explosion: At Least 61 Killed

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By Staff, Agencies

An explosion occurred after an accident, when a fuel tanker overturned while trying to evade a collision with a moped on a road 200 km from the city of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Morogoro Regional Police Commander Wilbrod Mtafungwa told local media.

The source added that so far 61 bodies had been recovered from the scene of the tragedy.

According to preliminary reports, an overturned vehicle exploded in the city of Morogoro in the eastern part of Tanzania, claiming the lives of people who attempted to siphon fuel from the tanker.

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