A petrol tankerexplosion has killed 83 people and critically wounded 20 others innorth-western
The victims were trying to scoop fuel from the scene of a crash after a33,000-litre tanker tipped over in a village in
Police authorities say there has been a mass burial for most of the bodieswhich were "burnt beyond recognition".
Hundreds of people trying to scoop petrol from vandalised pipelines havelost their lives in
The accident occurred in Kagarko village some 150km north of the capital,
"Only three of the corpses were recognised by their relatives, butemergency workers are on the scene,"
The villagers who became trapped in the fire had rushed to scoop the petrolgushing from the crashed tanker.
When pipelines pass through poor communities, they are often broken so thatthe fuel can be stolen.
Source:BBCGüncelleme Tarihi: 20 Eylül 2018, 18:16