Incidents of tankers carrying fuel have been on the rise as Africans never listen even when they are told not to get near a petrol tanker to siphon out fuel illegally.
Picture Courtesy. Image from incident.
A few years ago, many lives were lost in Sachangwan after people tried to siphon fuel from an overturned tanker and the same incident took place in Kisumu a few weeks ago where about 30 people lost this lives.
This morning, a fuel tanker has exploded in Uganda's Lira City and killed two people on the spot.
One of them survived the ordeal and is said to be nursing serious burns at a local hospital in Lira City.
The trio were siphoning fuel from a petrol tanker's reserve tank when the explosion happened this morning.
Such incidents can be avoided as long as people stay away from tankers and avoid siphoning fuel from the vehicles.
In an exclusive video obtained by this writer, the tanker can be seen and the damage that was caused by the huge explosion that happened earlier on this morning.
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