Sierra Leone fuel tanker explosion: At least 84 killed
Mohamed Lamrane Bah, director of communications for Sierra Leone’s Nationwide Catastrophe Administration Company (NDMA), informed CNN that a number of folks had been additionally in essential situation following the explosion.
Authorities have transferred injured folks to hospitals and picked up the our bodies, and the rescue effort on the scene has ended, Bah added.
Freetown Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr mentioned in an announcement on Fb that she was “saddened to listen to about an explosion alongside Bai Bureh Street, Wellington, after a truck carrying gasoline collided with one other truck.”
“The video and picture footage making rounds on social media are harrowing,” Aki-Sawyerr added.
“My sympathies exit to the households and family members of the victims of the explosion. Could the souls of the departed relaxation in excellent peace.”