At least 7 killed in Haiti tanker truck explosion

18 March 2016 - 09:51 By AFP

At least seven people were killed and some 30 others seriously burned Thursday in Haiti when a tanker truck belonging to the Total oil company caught fire and exploded.The accident took place in the town of Hinche, located some 110 kilometers (65 miles) northeast of the capital Port-au-Prince.Witnesses told AFP that the tanker truck hit a wall and spilled gasoline as it was getting in place to unload fuel at a Total service station.

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