The truck was said to have been trying to pass under this bridge at the time of the explosion near Johannesburg, South Africa on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE
The truck was said to have been trying to pass under this bridge at the time of the explosion near Johannesburg, South Africa on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Africa

8 killed in South Africa fuel tanker explosion

  • The top of the truck, which was carrying liquefied petroleum gas, scraped a low-lying bridge, sparking flames that caused the blast
  • The explosion also left 50 others injured, and damaged several houses and vehicles

The truck was said to have been trying to pass under this bridge at the time of the explosion near Johannesburg, South Africa on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE
The truck was said to have been trying to pass under this bridge at the time of the explosion near Johannesburg, South Africa on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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