Thursday, December 28, 2023

Official: The explosion of a fuel truck in Liberia claimed at least 40 lives Official: The explosion of a fuel truck in Liberia claimed at least 40 lives

 


MONROVIA: Francis Kateh, the chief medical officer of the West African nation, disclosed on Wednesday that the explosion of a gas tanker in north-central Liberia has resulted in the deaths of at least 40 individuals.

The fuel truck crashed late on Tuesday in Totota, Lower Bong Area, and not long after detonated, killing and harming numerous who had rushed to the scene.

Kateh told reporters that dozens of people with severe burns are still in the hospital and that the death toll could rise.

Unfortunate street security and powerless framework have made Sub-Saharan Africa the world's deadliest district for crashes, with the casualty rate multiple times higher than the European normal, as per Joined Countries figures.

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