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40 people died due to a fuel pipe explosion

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A fuel pipe There were leaks that occurred when people gathered to collect gas, an incident that lasted more than 40 years. deadinformed the authorities of Liberia.

There explosion also reached by at least 83 people in the city of Totota, in the center of the African country, in accordance with the health authorities.

“Our teams go from home to home to see who is here disappeared“, declared local doctor Francis Kateh.

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The doctor Cynthia Blapookresponsible for health of the county Bongs, I say that many of the dead were entered into a common pit because their rests were unrecognizable. Health authorities reported that it was difficult to determine the exact number of deaths due to the number of dead bodies.

The Vice President of Liberia, Jewel Howard-Taylor, attended the multitudinous funeral. “We never hope to end the year again,” Howard-Taylor said.

More than 80 people were injured. Photo: Special

It can increase the balance of deaths and injuries

S health authorities They said that the number of injuries could increase, and they were not sure that all of them would be moved to receive medical attention.

A doctor of a hospital The Liberian government is required to deploy a disaster management team and keep one on duty to respond to emergencies.

“Many people sufrió quemaduras“, indicated Prince B. Mulbah, deputy inspector general of the Liberian police.

Another police officer, Malvin Sackor, said that some people in the area began to recognize combustible among the accident, why when the explosion occurred there were people looking for those who died and who were injured.

“Some people are worried hierro bars and grab it to open it and remove it gasoline“, specified Aron Masaquoi, who met there.

“There are also many patient, pregnant women, including children and a embarrassed woman“, I told the local press Cynthia Blapooh, health officer of the Bong district.

The doctor Minnie Sankawolo-Rocks they also concern the people who do not look for the fuel tank trucks with the hope of receiving the gasoline they so much need. In other places Africa if they have produced similar deadly accidents.

Sankawolo-Rocks said that people did not follow the instructions there Policia keep yourself relaxed before exploding.

With information from AFP and AP

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