Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Two Killed As Oil Tanker Catches Fire Near Chakwal


CHAKWAL: At least two humans had been killed in a fire that erupted after an oil tanker overturned on Monday near Talagang,  media stated.

According to sources, the oil tanker overturned in the area of Talagang tehsil inflicting spill of oil from the tanker. After the leakage, the oil caught fire and exploded.

After the incident, police reached the location and cordoned off the region. The rescue groups also reached to douse the hearth.

On June 25, a lethal incident happened in Ahmedpur East area of the Bahawalpur in which over 200 humans have been killed after an oil tanker explosion, except leaving rankings injured.

The tanker loaded with forty,000 liters of fuel overturned after looking to make a sharp turn even as touring from Karachi to Lahore on main high highway.

It exploded mins later as crowds from a nearby village accumulated to scavenge for fuel, in spite of warnings by the driver and highway police to stay away.

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