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dbt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-30-11 05:41 AM
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Venezuela petrol tanker blaze kills 13 in Caracas
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Source: BBC

A petrol tanker has crashed in Venezuela, bursting into flames and engulfing seven cars and a bus in burning fuel.

At least 13 people were killed in the accident on a busy road in the capital Caracas, and another 16 were injured. police said. <snip>

The tanker is reported to have flipped over after the driver lost control, spilling petrol that then caught fire.

Caracas fire department coordinator William Martinez said the crash sent a river of burning fuel down the Pan-American Highway west of Caracas, engulfing other vehicles.


Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-16361121
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