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Tanzania’s state broadcaster TBC Taifa reported that a fuel tanker exploded in Tanzania,  200 km west of the capital city Dar es Salaam. The incident took place today, killing 57 people and injuring 65, many of whom were siphoning petrol from the vehicle.

“We have been saddened by reports of an accident involving a fuel truck in Morogoro, which caught fire and burnt several people,” government spokesman Hassan Abbasi said on Twitter.