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Tanzania: 57 killed in oil tanker explosion


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57 were killed while 65 others were injured when an oil tanker exploded after being involved in an accident in Tanzania on Saturday.

TBC official Taifa said most of the victims were injured when a oil tanker exploded as they tried to steal gasoline.

The explosion occurred about 200 kilometers west of the capital of Dar Es Salaam.

“We received the sad news of an accident involving a burning and exploding oil tanker in Morogoro,” government spokesman Hassan Abbasi said on Twitter.

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