Death Toll In Gasoline Tank Truck Crash In Tanzania Climbs To 95 - Reports
Faizan Hashmi 1 month ago Mon 19th August 2019 | 01:40 AM
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 19th August, 2019) The death toll in the gasoline tank truck crash in the east of Tanzania has risen to 95, the Mwananchi newspaper reported on Sunday, citing medics.
The fuel truck overturned and caught fire in the city of Morogoro on August 10. Among those dozens killed and injured were locals who tried to collect leaking fuel. The tally of victims has since been rising daily.
In the wake of the tragedy, Tanzanian President John Magufuli declared three-day national mourning.
At the moment, 20 people remain in the Muhimbili National Hospital. According to the hospital's spokesperson, doctors are doing everything to save their lives.