At least 100 die as fuel tanker explodes

At least 100 people are feared dead after a fuel tanker overturned and exploded in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The fuel oil spread through the village in the east of the country before exploding.

Dozens of homes, many built from earth and straw, were engulfed in the fire.

Estimates of the number of dead vary, with some sources putting the toll at more than 200.


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