At least 123 people were killed and about 40 injured as a result of ignition of the oil tank in the city of Bahawalpur (Punjab province) in Pakistan. On Sunday, June 25, reports Geo TV.
It is noted that most of the victims were hospitalized with burns over 70 percent of the body.
According to eyewitnesses, the cause of the fire could be extinguished cigarette local residents gathered near the overturned tank to collect fuel that was leaking from it.
In October 2016 aboard oil tankers, standing under unloading in the port of Dongfang (the Chinese province of Hainan), the explosion occurred. At the moment of explosion in the vessel’s tanks was 3.4 thousand tons of oil. About the leak in the port water area were not reported.
12 Oct 2013 seven sailors were killed and one was injured in the explosion on the tanker, which was in the repair docks in the coastal city of Ningbo in Zhejiang province.