The capital of Sierra Leone, Freetown has witnessed a serious tragedy over fuel tanker explosion.
At least 99 people have been confirmed dead by state authorities following a fuel tanker explosion in Freetown.
The explosion happened around 10pm on Friday November 5, 2021outside Choithram Supermarket.
Massive fuel truck explosion in Sierra Leone capital area of Wellington. Possibly near a supermarket with multiple buses involved too pic.twitter.com/sMzCDqB77P
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A fuel tanker was struck by a bus causing the oil to drip on the streets which eventually caused a massive explosion.
99 people have been confirmed dead as over 100 continue to receive treatment at the hospital.