At least 58 people were killed in the explosion of gasoline spilled from the truck that got in an accident
The incident occurred around midnight on 6 may. According to witnesses, a tanker truck filled with gasoline overturned at a railway crossing on the outskirts of the city. Local residents, mostly women and teenagers, rushed to the truck trying to get the gasoline in your tank. Witnesses tried to stop the gas leak, but suddenly the explosion occurred.
A large-scale incident occurred a few hundred meters from the international airport of Niamey the capital of Niger. This publication reports Jeune Afrique.
According to the government of the country, 55 people died on the spot, three more died in hospitals. The number of victims of explosion may increase, rescuers continue search of bodies of victims, many of whom were badly burned.
VIDÉO – LES IMAGES DE L EXPLOSION DU CAMION CITERNE DONT LE BILAN EST OFFICIEL: 55 37 morts et blessés ensuite répartis dans les hôpitaux de niamey ( 31’hôpital national, 3 hôpital lamordé, 3 hôpital de référence)
Posted by Jeunesse Info on Monday, May 6, 2019
As stated by the Minister of internal Affairs of Niger Mohamed Bazan, one of arrived for fuel is not drowned out by his motorcycle. A spark from the engine worked led to the ignition of the gasoline. Bazon, wrote in his Facebook that hospitalized 37 victims. The fire destroyed five cars and 25 motorcycles.
Earlier it was reported that in one of private houses of the village are Free of the Makarov in the explosion of a trotyl draughts person was killed, three were injured. It is reported Natspolitsiya region. Found that four friends were going fishing and one of them decided to construct an explosive device with TNT blocks and fuses from hand grenades.
From careless treatment, according to preliminary data, exploded 400 gr. of TNT and was literally blown into the air house. One person died on the spot, three local residents received injuries of varying severity and was taken to hospital.
“Killed a 26-year-old man. Three locals 21, 27 and 38 years of age received injuries of varying severity and was taken to hospital. Found that four friends were going fishing and one of them decided to construct an explosive device of TNT blocks and fuses from hand grenades,” — said in the message.
We will remind, explosion has thundered in the centre of Kiev: burns is known to TTS, “pillars of smoke and panic.”
As reported Politeka, black stripe has befallen Russia: explosion at the chemical plant, a lot of victims.
Also Politeka wrote that the charred corpse of the businessman was found near Kiev.