A massive explosion at a petrol station in Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown has killed at least 92 people, the country’s vice president said on Saturday, while hospitals were treating 88 more for severe burns.
At least 99 people were killed and more than 100 injured in Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown when a fuel tanker exploded following a collision.
There are casualties, a source at the closest health facility, Satellite Hospital says they are overwhelmed and referring the cases to Connaught, the main referral hospital.
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Bah Mamadu Wow!! Another suffering for the affected. I pray Allah makes it easy for them, and forgive the ones that lost their lives Ameen.
President Julius Maada Bio Deeply disturbed by the tragic fires and the horrendous loss of life around the Wellington PMB area. My profound sympathies with families who have lost loved ones and those who have been maimed as a result. My Government will do everything to support affected families.