Fuel truck explodes in Kenya, 13 casualties

Photo: Standard

The incident took place on the Kisumu-Busia highway

Local residents began to pump gasoline from the overturned fuel tanker, but it caught fire and exploded.

In Kenya, 13 people were killed and 11 more injured in a gasoline truck explosion on a highway. Reported by the local edition Standard citing a police spokesman on Sunday 18 July.

The incident is said to have taken place on the Kisumu-Bushia highway in Shiaya district in the southwest of the country.

According to the police, first there was a collision between a gasoline tanker and a truck carrying milk. After that, local residents began to pump gasoline from the overturned fuel tanker, but it caught fire and exploded.

Earlier in Nigeria, when a car with gas exploded burned 30 people in the city of Agbor… The explosion was so powerful that more than 30 houses were damaged. The palm plantation was also destroyed. Gas exploded at a gas station due to a leak from the dispensing hose. At the same time, the driver of the car and the station employee escaped just before the explosion.

Fuel truck explosion kills 20 people in Nigeria

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