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BOLIVIA, LA PAZ, 10 KILLED, 14 INJURED IN ALCOHOL TANKER TRUCK BLAST

At least 10 people were killed and 14 were injured when a tanker truck loaded with alcohol exploded in Bolivia. The tragedy occurred on the road linking the country with neighbouring Peru. Authorities say the explosion damaged or destroyed 11 vehicles. Preliminary data from the investigation indicate that the driver of the truck lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a group of cars standing on the roadside. In the collision the alcohol spilled and caught fire, most of the victims died in the flames. The injured were taken to three hospitals nearest to the accident site.  Reports by police said the tanker driver didn’t see locals who were celebrating in the road and plowed into a minibus and several other vehicles that were stopped for the dancers.

 

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