Fuel tanker explodes killing 57 in Tanzania accident

Fifty-seven people died on Saturday when a fuel tanker exploded after an accident at Morogoro, 200 kilometres (120 miles) west of the Tanzanian capital Dar es Salaam, police said.

“There was a big blast which has so far killed at least 57 people,” mainly people trying to collect leaking fuel, regional police chief Willbrod Mtafungwa told reporters.

Sources further told aihnews.com that 65 have been injured.

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