An accident turned into a huge tragedy in eastern Pakistan, when a fuel tanker exploded and killed at least 153 people. Dozens more were injured and are in critical condition, mostly with severe burns to as much as 80 percent of their bodies. Show More Summary
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Local news channels showed black smoke billowing skyward and horrific images of scores of burned bodies.
BAHAWALPUR, Pakistan --An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan on Sunday, killing 153 people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel, a hospital official said as the death toll continued to rise.
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It was a simple highway accident: A tanker blows a tire, and overturns. But it overturned Sunday in Bahawalpur, Pakistan, carrying 6,600 gallons of oil, and surrounding villagers " carrying domestic pots rushed to the scene to collect oil and they also made phone calls to their relatives living in...
An oil tanker crashed and exploded on a road in Pakistan on Sunday, killing 146 people, many of whom were collecting leaking fuel before it ignited, government officials and rescue workers said. The speeding tanker overturned on a sharp bend on a highway on the outskirts of the city of Bahawalpur. The driver lost control […]
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Nearly 150 people were killed Sunday after an overturned oil tanker in Pakistan burst into flames.
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At least 50 were also seriously injured after people rushed to the overturned tanker to collect leaking fuel and it caught fire, officials said.
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Oil tanker crashed on Pakistan's national highway when driver lost control, drawing people to accident scene
The tanker overturned on a sharp bend on a highway and exploded in a huge fireball about 45 minutes later.
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A Pakistani official says more than 100 people have been killed after an oil tanker overturned and burst into flames.
Hundreds of people had gathered around to try to collect oil after an oil tanker truck overturned and began leaking. Someone lighting a cigarette may have sparked the fire.
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LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - An oil tanker crashed and later exploded in Pakistan on Sunday, killing at least 123 people, government officials said.