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Petrol Station Explodes in Accra Ghana

The charred wreckage of a minivan is seen at a gas station that exploded overnight killing around 90 people in Accra, Ghana, June 4, 2015. REUTERS/Matthew Mpoke Bigg
The charred wreckage of a minivan is seen at a gas station that exploded overnight killing around 90 people

 

Rescue workers carry a corpse from the remains of a petrol station that exploded overnight killing around 90 people in Accra, Ghana, June 4, 2015. REUTERS/Matthew Mpoke Bigg
Rescue workers carry a corpse from the remains of a petrol station that exploded overnight killing around 90 people in Accra, Ghana, June 4 2015

The blast was caused by a fire that erupted at a nearby truck terminal, it then spread to the petrol station and other buildings. It ripped through the petrol station bringing it down to nothing with lives lost.

Many of the victims had sought shelter from the rain, It was an explosive fire and so the people sheltering did not have the chance to escape.