Media: the number of victims of the fire of the tanks with fuel in Pakistan has exceeded 150 people
Another 117 people were injured, reports Geo Tv.
MOSCOW, June 25. /TASS/. The number of deaths as a result of ignition of fuel tanks in the city of Bahawalpur (Punjab) in Pakistan has risen to 152 people, and another 117 were injured. This was reported in the Sunday Geo Tv citing local authorities.
According to him, all of them were hospitalized, many in critical condition.
Earlier it became known about 141 of the victim and more than 60 injured.
Over 150 dead as overturned fuel truck explodes in #Pakistan
More on this horrible story >>> https://t.co/ktwtnmJusw pic.twitter.com/WLupCFU9FJ
— WTVM News Leader 9 (@WTVM) 25 Jun 2017
According to the channel, local residents gathered to collect fuel leaked from the capsized tank on the highway, but the fire started. According to witnesses, several people were Smoking near the scene of a fuel spill that could cause a fire. The fire destroyed dozens of cars and motorcycles.
148 muertos tras e incendiarse volcar un camión cisterna en #Pakistán ? Entérate ⬇https://t.co/gG23zb7YH7 pic.twitter.com/W2zE6pOnFI
— al día (@aldiagt) 25 Jun 2017