Belfast Telegraph

UK Website Of The Year

Home News World

18 killed in gas truck explosion

A gas tanker has accidentally exploded in southern Pakistan, killing at least 18 people and wounding 40 others.

Police said the truck exploded at a depot in Hyderabad city after gas pressure built up in a storage tank.

Local TV footage showed hundreds of people crowding the blast site and searching through the rubble of destroyed shops looking for victims.

Press Association

Read More


From Belfast Telegraph