33 killed in fuel tanker explosion in Kenya

The accident occured on the Nakuru-Nairobi road at 9.30 p.m. on Saturday, Xinhua news agency reported, citing the National Disaster Management Unit.

Deputy county commissioner Isaac Masinde said the driver lost control of the fuel tanker which then rammed into other vehicles in Karai area.

Witnesses said the tanker exploded immediately on the crash and the blaze engulfed other vehicles with passengers inside.

–IANS
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