June 22, 2024
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OIL & GAS

Gas Tanker Explodes in Kenya, Causes Injuries

A Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) tanker has exploded at an area popularly known as Pipeline in Embakasi, Nairobi County, in the Republic of Kenya.

The explosion occurred around noon on Monday, according to Energy News Africa.

One person who was passing by reportedly sustained injuries and has already been rushed to hospital for treatment.

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Firefighters arrived at the scene on time and managed to douse the fire.

The report suggests that ‘Embasavva’ 14-seater ‘matatu’ and the tanker were burnt to bare metal.

“The matatu did not have any passengers only the driver who was moving the vehicle after being stuck that is when it exploded. Both drivers for the matatu and truck are unharmed,” said an eyewitness.

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