Deaths from Sierra Leone tanker blast rise to 144

Deaths from Sierra Leone tanker blast rise to 144

Deaths from Sierra Leone tanker blast rise to 144

FREETOWN, 14th November, 2021 – The death toll from a fuel tanker explosion in Sierra Leone’s capital on 5th November, has risen to 144 from a previous estimate of 115, health ministry data showed on Saturday.

The tanker exploded following a collision in a suburb of Freetown.

Victims included people who had flocked to collect fuel leaking from the ruptured vehicle.

Fifty-seven people are still being treated in hospital of whom 11 remain in a critical condition, the ministry said.

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