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15/08/19

Toll from Tanzania fuel truck blast rises to 85: governor

The death toll from a fuel truck explosion in Tanzania has climbed to 85, a local governor said Wednesday, after 10 more people died from injuries sustained in the horrific blast. A massive fireball engulfed a crowd thronging to collect petrol from an overturned tanker Saturday near the town of Morogoro, some 200 kilometres (125 miles) west of Dar es Salaam, the financial capital. The initial explosion killed dozens, with others rushed to hospital with burns and serious injuries in one of the deadliest oil tanker…