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Nigerian tanker truck fire claims at least 95 lives
 

A tragic accident occurred in Nigeria's oil-rich delta on Thursday, when an oil truck veered into a ditch and exploded after trying to avoid a head-on collision with buses. At least 95 onlookers trying to scoop up the spilled fuel were killed when the vehicle erupted into flames. Witnesses say that the charred corpses of victims, including bodies the size of children, were still untouched in the area for hours following the accident. Critics say the crash "would not have happened" if roads in the impoverished region had two lanes.

 

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