Over 50 people are feared dead in Morogoro, Tanzania after a fuel tanker exploded on Saturday 10th August 2019 (Today).
Morogoro Fuel Accident
The victims, who a large number of them were motorcyclists and food vendors had rushed to the scene to collect fuel after the lorry overturned and started leaking in Mzambarauni, Morogoro, Tanzania.
The cause of the explosion is yet to be established.
Number of Causalities in Morogoro Fuel Tanker Explosion
Wilbroad Mutafungwa, the Morogoro police commander has confirmed to the media that 57 people have died (as at writing this article).
President Magufuli on Morogoro Fuel Tanker Explosion
This is a transcription from Kiswahili to English of what Tanzania president John Pombe Magufuli said about the Morogoro incidence. “I am saddened by the news of the number of Tanzanians who have lost their lives in this accident, I send my condolences to families who have been affected by the incident. May those who have lost their lives rest in peace and a quick recovery to the injured.”
More information about the Morogoro Fuel Tanker Explosion will be updated.