• Truck carrying petrol explodes killing 55, injures 36 in Niger

    Truck carrying petrol explodes killing 55, injures 36 in Niger0

    No fewer than Fifty-five people died when a petrol tanker exploded near the international airport of Niger’s capital Niamey, overnight. Interior ministry spokesman said Monday. “The toll from the explosion is 55 dead and 36 injured,” the official told AFP. “The victims were burnt.” Witnesses said people were trying to collect petrol leaking from the

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