Africa Map

African Press Agency

African Press Agency Logo
   

 Home
 Country Profile
 Useful Links
 Contact us

Home

Tanzania/BlastBack
[Published: Saturday August 10 2019]

 Fuel tanker blast kills 57 in Tanzania: state media

 
DAR ES SALAAM, 10 August. - (ANA) - A fuel tanker exploded in Tanzania on Saturday, killing 57 people and injuring 65, many of whom were siphoning petrol from the vehicle, which had crashed, state broadcaster TBC Taifa said.
 
The explosion occurred around 200 km (120 miles) west of the capital Dar es Salaam.
 
“We have been saddened by reports of an accident involving a fuel truck in Morogoro, which caught fire and burned several people,” government spokesman Hassan Abbasi said on Twitter.  - (ANA) -
 
AB/ANA/10 August 2019 - - -
 
 
 

North South News website

Advertise banner

News icon Surgeon/Hearts
News icon UK/EU
News icon Sudan/Trial
News icon Paris/Waiter
News icon IS/UK
News icon Bomb/Afghanistan
News icon Fiji/Australia
News icon Yemen/Saudi
News icon US/Iran
News icon Libya/Abduction

AFRICAN PRESS AGENCY Copyright © 2005 - 2007